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California considers using high-traffic roads to produce electricity

September 26, 2016

All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than using energy. They could be producing it.

The California Energy Commission is investing $2 million to study whether piezoelectric crystals can be used to produce electricity from the mechanical energy created by vehicles driving on roads...

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Read more at The Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-tn-traffic-electricity-20160926-snap-story.html