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Normandy

World’s First Solar Panel Road Debuts in France

14:00 - 26 December, 2016
World’s First Solar Panel Road Debuts in France

The world’s first solar panel road has officially opened in a small village in Normandy, France.

Built in the small village of Tourouvre-au-Perche, the 1 kilometer route, dubbed the “Wattway,” is covered in 2,800 square meters of photovoltaic panels. It is designed to be used by up to 2,000 motorists per day, while providing an average of 767 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per day, enough energy to power all of the street lighting in the 3,400-resident village.

G house / Lode Architecture

01:00 - 28 February, 2013
G house / Lode Architecture, © Daniel Moulinet
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