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Piezoelectricity: Another Alternative Source

by Cheha Paik | 29-03-2024 22:38 recommendations 0

Piezoelectricity is seldom recognized as a great energy source. However, diving down into its true functionality, piezoelectricity can exceed other energy sources, especially in terms of sustainability. Piezoelectricity is the ability of certain materials to generate electricity in response to applied mechanical pressure. This ability allows for a plethora of possibilities to generate electricity, allowing it to be a promising alternative to traditional energy sources. 

One of the most intriguing factors of this energy source is its versatility. Piezoelectricity can be harnessed through various means, ranging from footsteps on a busy sidewalk to vibrations emitted by machinery. This means that piezoelectricity can be harnessed easily by being implemented into traditional applications, such as walking, in order to capture the wasted energy and convert it into usable electrical power. 

Many urban cities around the world are already implementing piezoelectric tiles in public spaces to capture the energy generated by the footsteps. One such reason is its great potential in the field of renewable energy. While piezoelectricity is entirely renewable, it also enhances other types of renewable energy. For example, wind turbines can be implemented with piezoelectric tiles so that energy from wind-induced vibrations can be captured, in addition to the electricity generated by the actual turbines.

While this technology holds a promising future, it is also important to note the drawbacks. There are still challenges to overcome, such as optimizing material efficiency, improving durability, and reducing production costs. However, ongoing research in this technology drives progress, which is slowly bringing out the full potential of piezoelectricity.

In conclusion, piezoelectricity represents a promising alternative to traditional sources of energy. It serves as a clean, renewable, and versatile source of energy that can convert energy into electricity with simple applications. Thus, by harnessing electricity through this technology, a future that is energy abundant, safe, and clean can be obtained. 



  • Korea, South Former E-gen Ambassador Cheha Paik
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Godfred Owusu

  • Godfred Owusu says :
    Great report! Thank you for the good work. kindly reach out to me as soon as possible on godfredowusu6925@gmail.com / +233593788288
    Posted 02-04-2024 01:45

Seeun Mentor

  • Seeun Mentor says :
    Hello, this is mentor Seeun.
    I??ve recently done a project about piezoelectricity.
    I think it has so much potential!
    Thank you for your report.
    Posted 30-03-2024 22:57

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