Sidewalk Power

During our discussion of AC power, we digressed a bit into alternate sources of energy to supply the work required to generate electrical power. One interesting idea is to gather the work-energy in urban areas as people walk along specially designed sidewalks.

Sidewalk Power
Sidewalk Power

A number of other creative ideas can be explored on the site from which the above picture was captured.
http://www.popsci.com/futurecity/plan.html

Another site with some relevant information: http://www.core77.com/blog/technology/power_walking_10096.asp

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