Your footsteps could light up the world.

That is if you step on V3 by Pavegen; It's flooring that creates renewable energy that can power streetlights - and even a football field if enough is harnessed.

Laurence Kemball-Cook CEO and founder of Pavegen won an innovation award for the technology at SXSW in the Smart Cities category Tuesday night.

Cook sat down with KVUE earlier in the day to explain what the product could look like for major cities in the near future.