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IJESD 2020 Vol.11(2): 67-73 ISSN: 2010-0264
doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2020.11.2.1227

Ahmadi Redevelopment Projects: Power Generating Pavements

Ahmed Khalil

Abstract—The ever-increasing energy demands of today’s rapidly emerging world economies, has placed energy use and conservation at the heart of the world sustainability challenge. Consequently, a lot of focus and research is aimed at the implementation of the various sustainable strategies and models, to address the global sustainability challenges in energy use and its conservation. This paper presents an overview of an approach considered to meet this global sustainability challenge by Ahmadi Sports Ground, which is considered as one of the masterpieces of Ahmadi Township, developed by the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
The paper introduces the specific application of using energy generating tiles through energy harvesters in the Ahmadi Sports Ground. For a good comprehension, the paper takes the elementary materials scientific development from their history and mentions the actual acknowledgement and energy generation mechanism of those materials throughout concurrent researches.

Index Terms—Harvest, nano generator pavements, piezoelectric, renewable energy, smart.

Ahmed Khalil was with Ain Shams University of Egypt, Egypt. He is now with Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait (e-mail: AKhalil@kockw.com).

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Cite: Ahmed Khalil, "Ahmadi Redevelopment Projects: Power Generating Pavements," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 67-73, 2020.

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  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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