Posts tagged: solar roads

City Experimenting with Solar Road

By: Frank Peebles Solar roads are a technological advancement that could revolutionize travel and municipal street projects. Solar roads require no pavement. Instead the surface is a series of interlocking solar panels that would gather a charge (daylight is all that’s required, not intense sunshine) to make electricity. The surface material also purports to be more […]

Tokyo Govt Hopes ‘Solar Road’ Will Lead To Greener Power

The Tokyo metropolitan government intends to take the initiative in introducing the new technologies of “solar roads” that collect energy from the sun via solar panels installed beneath the surface of roads and “power-generating floors” that generate electricity by utilizing the vibrations created by people walking, according to sources. The effort is aimed at promoting Tokyo […]