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"Background" energy generation
Ramp generates power as cars pass. "Dorset inventor Peter Hughes' Electro-Kinetic Road Ramp generates around 10kW of power each time a car drives over its metal plates. More than 200 local authorities had expressed an interest in ordering the ?25,000 ramps to power their traffic lights and road signs, Mr Hughes said."

BBC NEWS
Posted by Richard on January 20, 2006 11:45 AM

 

 

 

 

 

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