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Kinetic Floors Harness the Energy of Music Fans

“In an attempt to reach improved sustainability and reduce its carbon footprint by cutting its CO2 emissions by 50%, British rock band Coldplay has added a kinetic dance floor and energy-storing stationary bikes to their Music of the Spheres world tour. The band wants to make the tour as sustainable as possible while engaging fans in a fun and meaningful way by harnessing their energy to contribute to electricity generation for the next show—and to set an example.

Kinetic floors have been used in dance clubs, such as one in the Netherlands, since 2008, thanks to the Dutch company Energy Floors. Each of their tiles can produce up to 35W of energy from the movement of dancers, which can then be used by the venue.” Read the article HERE

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