Through the simple act of walking people can now produce their own electricity and digital currency in Washington D.C., as it embraces a form of renewable energy, according to Futurism.
Known as Pavegen Tiles, these street tiles convert kinetic energy from people’s steps into electricity, digital currency, and data with one person creating five watts of power from their footsteps.
However, it wasn’t an easy start for Laurence Kemball-Cook, who founded London-based Pavegen in 2009. As Futurism reports, Kembell-Cook said that at the start no one believed in what he was doing. As a result, and to prove his technology did work, he broke into a building site and forcibly [...]