View Full Version : Reusing transportation energy

04-02-2009, 01:51 PM

Innowattech's track, made from piezoelectric crystals on the road, can harness energy from the vibration of moving vehicles, or the temperature changes that take place on the road. A stretch of road less than a mile long, four lanes wide and trafficked by about 1,000 vehicles per hour can create about 0.4 Megawatts of power, enough to power 600 homes.

04-03-2009, 04:16 PM
This is so incredibly cool!