Kinetic Mainstream

Motion-fueled energy is becoming more widely accepted

Implications - Green thinking is becoming more popular as globally-minded Millennials reach adult age and ex-hippie Boomers reach peek disposable income. As a result, alternative forms of energy, such as kinetic energy, are becoming more widely accepted. The integration of sustainability in everyday life shows that "going green" is no longer niche.
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This Year and Hot Top 5 Examples: 27,181 Total Clicks Jan 16 - May 16
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Pedal-Powered Cars - The PodRide Lets You Get Around Easily In Different Environments
SCORE: 8.6
This Year and Viral 17,364 Clicks Pub: Apr 8, 16
Pedal-Powered Cars
The PodRide Lets You Get Around Easily In Different Environments
The PodRide is an exceptionally innovatively engineered and designed pedal-powered car, designed by none other than the talented Swedish designer and engineer Mikael Kjellman, that is a work that is... [More]
Compact Human-Powered Autos - The 'CityCar' Bridges the Gap Between Electric Cars and Bicycles
SCORE: 7.1
Hot 3,827 Clicks Pub: Jan 11, 16
Compact Human-Powered Autos
The 'CityCar' Bridges the Gap Between Electric Cars and Bicycles
MIT is on a mission to change the face of urban transport with a hybrid vehicle called the ‘CityCar.’ In recent years, many city dwellers have turned to bicycles and other forms of eco-... [More]
Kinetic Energy Harvesting Shoes - InStep NanoPower Footwear Technology Transforms Steps into Energy
SCORE: 7.6
This Year and Hot 2,960 Clicks Pub: Feb 12, 16
Kinetic Energy Harvesting Shoes
InStep NanoPower Footwear Technology Transforms Steps into Energy
The race towards finding effective ways to power modern technology has created a number of energy harvesting innovations like InStep NanoPower. Working with kinetic principles, the InStep NanoPower... [More]
Footstep-Powered Lampposts - The 'EnGoPLANET' Street Light Design is Headed to Las Vegas
SCORE: 6.5
This Year and Warm 1,161 Clicks Pub: Mar 11, 16
Footstep-Powered Lampposts
The 'EnGoPLANET' Street Light Design is Headed to Las Vegas
Cities are one of the worst offenders when it comes to energy consumption, so the ‘EnGoPLANET’ street light design is intended to help offer a touch of sustainability. Featuring a... [More]
Energy-Producing Tiles - These New Floor Tiles from Pavegen Convert Kinetic Energy to Electricity
SCORE: 7.3
This Year and Warm 1,869 Clicks Pub: May 11, 16
Energy-Producing Tiles
These New Floor Tiles from Pavegen Convert Kinetic Energy to Electricity
Designed by the UK-based technology company Pavegen, these floor tiles are intended to convert kinetic energy into electricity for a variety of different infrastructure uses. Durable and simple to... [More]
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