Glow-In-The Dark Paths: Solar Powered Lanes Are Shimmering in Poland. Particles called luminophores collect energy from the sun during the day, which allows the path to glow for up to 10 hours. Energy-efficient lighting solutions are vital in the city – glowing paths avoid the financial and environmental costs of overhead lighting.
Electricity-Generating Clothing is Officially a Reality. With the advent of triboelectric generators in cloth, soon we will be able to power our devices with our clothing. The integration of solar and motion generated energy with textiles will allow for a vast array of practical applications in consumer electronics as well as medicine.