[LINK] another way to generate power

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Jul 2 09:48:52 AEST 2009

weren't we speaking of supermarkets? why not add roads/cars to the mix? ;-)

>California-based AEST has developed a 
>road plate technology that create electricity when pressure is 
>applied to it, such as a car driving over it.  A system of 20 of its 
>plates can generate 10,000 to 12,000 kWh per day and costs 
>approximately $2.5M USD to deploy.  With power in the U.S. at over 
>$0.10/kWh, that's a a savings of over $1,000 a day and over $300,000 
>per year.  At that rate the system will repay itself in just over 6 years.
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