Pavement generates electricity – level 1
This news is from London. People put special slabs into the pavement. These slabs make electricity when somebody walks over them.
The electricity can power a streetlight, for example. It also can be put into batteries.
This technology is not only in London. People use it around the world.
Difficult words: slab (a big piece), pavement (“road” for people who are walking), power (to send energy to).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this technology?
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