Portland’s New Pipes Harvest Electricity From Running Water

Portland’s New Pipes Harvest Electricity From Running Water

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“If you live in Portland, your lights may now be partly powered by your drinking water. An ingenious new system captures energy as water flows through the city’s pipes, creating hydropower without the negative environmental effects of something like a dam.”

Fast CoExist reports, “Small turbines in the pipes spin in the flowing water, and send that energy into a generator.”

(READ the story from Fast CoExist)

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