Can footsteps power our world? [podcast]

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Sustainability has dominated economic and political agendas across the world this past year. Governments have recognised the need for clean and renewable energy including in the Middle East where the UAE has launched a National Climate Change Plan 2050.

For Laurence Kemball-Cook, founder of UK-based Pavegen, which produces tiles that harness kinetic energy to power streetlamps, it is footsteps that can provide clean energy to power a city. In this short podcast, Kemball-Cook outlines his journey to create a Pavegen's first prototype and launch his startup and the urgent need to become more sustainable.

 

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