SolaRoad revolutionises roads and paths

SolaRoad revolutionises roads and paths

SolaRoad, an experimental bike path that also functions as a giant solar cell, opened in November 2014 in Krommenie, a village northwest of the Dutch city of Amsterdam. Within a short period, it generated enough energy to power a one-person household for an entire...
SolaRoad revolutionises roads and paths

Atlanta goes green with Benz

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA hosts over 4,000 solar panels that produce more than 1.6 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year. It is the first sports facility in U.S. history to receive a Platinum LEED certification, the highest “green” rating a...
SolaRoad revolutionises roads and paths

Solar Panel Jewelry sparkles at Etsy

Over at Etsy, Jonathan Hunt, maintains a virtual storefront entitled Solar Panel Jewelry: Handcrafted EcoAwareness Jewelry. This clean energy artist takes solar panel bits and fashions them into earrings, cuff links, rings, barrettes and other fine jewellery. While it...
SolaRoad revolutionises roads and paths

Vatican has gone solar!

Even the Vatican has gone solar! During Benedict’s pontificate, the Vatican installed solar panels on the roof of the Blessed Paul VI Auditorium in 2008, gaining prominence as the world’s first carbon-neutral sovereign nation. You too can save the planet and #gogreen...
SolaRoad revolutionises roads and paths

Meet Britain’s solar cinema!

Admit it; we’re pretty demanding of our movie theatres: IMAX screens, seat shaking sound and glorious AC are the bare minimum. Britain’s Sol Cinema offers a different experience. It’s a glorified trailer that fits 8 people and is completely solar powered,...
SolaRoad revolutionises roads and paths

16 foot giant solar flower

A giant solar flower has been installed on the campus of Innovation Montessori Ocoee in the US. The 16-foot “flower” is actually made up of 12 solar panels and produces enough energy to power a house. Its location gives students visible access to it as a learning tool...