By Jay Syrmopoulos Netherlands – An ambitious solar road project in the Netherlands, where the world’s first solar road has been built, is outperforming the expectations of project engineers.
The energy harvesting bike path, paved with specialized glass-coated solar panels, has performed even better than expected over the first six months of the trial, with the 70-meter, or 290ft, bike path generating 3,000kWh of energy; the amount needed to power an average home for a year.
Con TNO Applied Scientific Research, viendo innovación para la ciclovía solar @SolaRoadNL #MxHolEnBici pic.twitter.com/uk0wpEYoCq
— Topiltzin Contreras (@TopiltzinCM) June 26, 2015
“If we translate this to an annual yield, we expect …read more