University Sidewalks Generate Energy From Scorching Sunlight [Pics]

University Sidewalks Generate Energy From Scorching Sunlight [Pics]
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The team at a Washington, D.C University have created the world’s first walkable solar panel pathway.

Lara Piras
  • 14 october 2013

George Washington University has created a 100 square-foot (0.3 square-metre) walkable solar-paneled sidewalk made of photovoltaic floor panels. Situated on the Virgina Science and Technology campus, Solar Walk converts sunlight into electricity, and uses the energy to power the LEDs around the path at night for students.

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