Friday, August 4, 2006

Passengers Generating Electricity at Shibuya Station in Tokyo

This is really interesting to me. They're experimenting with a new way to power the gates at train stations in Japan at Tokyo's Shibuya station. This method is environmentally friendly and, as I've been a conservationist since I was a little kid, this is great to hear about.

The East Japan Railway Company (JR-East), as part of research aimed at developing more environmentally friendly train stations, is testing an experimental system that produces electricity as people pass through ticket gates. JR claims that this sort of human-powered electricity generation system may provide a portion of the electricity consumed at train stations in the future.

found at Pink Tentacle

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  2. Is driving from class to class on campus typical of American environmentalists?
    Have you been to Cairns or Darwin in Northern Australia?

    It's one hell of a Phunked up blog you got here Rego, an inspiration to the LeeChangHo interweb army everywhere.

    Now press delete

  3. Actually dearest, IP, since you pop up every few months to send me stupid emails which I delete and now you've evolved to posting anonymous messages on my blog, I'll actually post it.

    I'll hope for the day that you actually move on and realize you're an ass.


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