admin by Karolina Pol | 9 May 2017
Climate & Energy,Sustainable Transportation

Electricity-producing highways


Why invest in expensive electricity generation infrastructure when energy is all around us? California is using the pressure of vehicles driving on highways to create electricity. Piezoelectricity (literally “pressing electricity”) has been used in Japan, Israel and European countries. Its use in California marks a shift in North American energy policy, from “creating” energy, to “harnessing” it — efficient, sustainable and super cool! 

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