Posts tagged: solar road

Solar-Panel Roads to be Built on Four Continents in 2017 with Calgary Next in Line

By: Anna Hirtenstein Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you. A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged solar panels, capable of withstand the weight of an 18-wheeler truck, that they’re now building into road surfaces. After nearly five years of research and […]

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France Gets a Step Closer to Solar Roads

By: Ilias Tsagas French energy minister Ségolène Royal has inaugurated a manufacturing plant that will produce the so-called “Wattway” paving, made of solar PV. One of its pilot projects will be a 1 kilometer solar road, built in the same region as where the plant is located. On 26 July French energy minister Ségolène Royal […]