Energy harvesting steps up

February 24th, 2017

Recent university and scientific lab research from around the world has focused on the potential of kinetic energy harvesting methods, but it may be too soon to see wide-spread commercially viable production. “We set out to answer the question of whether you can get useful amounts of electrical power out of something that looks like […]

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Pavegen harvests power from footsteps in Washington, D.C.

December 8th, 2016

London-based “smart flooring” developer Pavegen Systems, whose system generates energy from pedestrian traffic, is working with the U.S. government on an installation in Washington, D.C. The project includes a trio of Pavegen's largest “V3” arrays and will be storing the energy from pedestrian footfall at DuPont Circle, one of the city’s most highly trafficked areas. […]

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Energy harvesting tiles to be installed for the French National Railway

March 20th, 2015

Clean technology company Pavegen has been commissioned by the French National Railway Company (SNCF) to install six kinetic energy tiles in the middle of a corridor in SNCF's Innovation & Research office in Paris. The kinetic energy harvested by the staff members of SNCF will illuminate LED strip lighting along the corridor. This energy will […]

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