Keep Walking: Powered By/For The Masses

Last September, the first football pitch entirely illuminated by the players’ energy was built in a favela, or slum, in Rio!

Since 2009, British company Pavegen has lit-up streets, billboards, information panels and other communication technologies using panels that are made of 80% recycled materials. They convert the kinetic energy generated by footsteps into electricity and then stored in a battery or used to power street lights, billboards, information panels and other communication technologies.

I found this a most fascinating concept: Watch the videos

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