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Old 12-19-2008, 08:31 AM   #1235
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...ving-cars.html

Streets ahead: The road that generates electricity from moving cars

We are told that driving alone in our cars is a waste of our dwindling fuel supplies.

But scientists now claim they have developed a way to use the movement of cars along a street to generate electricity.

And, to prove it, they will be opening the world's first road of its kind next month.

The scientists in Israel say that cars travelling along a mile length of asphalt could generate more than 640 kilowatts - enough power to run 12 small cars.
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