Posts tagged: Amsterdam

World’s first solar bike path set to open in the Netherlands

By Nick Lavars   The world’s first solar bike path is set to open in the Netherlands next Wednesday. The SolaRoad will run through Amsterdam’s northern suburb of Krommenie and will feature concrete slabs embedded with solar panels to convert energy from the sun into electricity for the grid. The SolaRoad project has been in […]

Europe’s first solar powered train tunnel

Europe’s first solar powered train tunnel goes live on Belgian … The train ride from Paris to Amsterdam may not be the most scenic of European railway routes, but it’s the only one capable of harnessing the awesome power of the Sun — for two miles, at least. Yesterday, engineers in Belgium officially switched on […]