Now its here – the first solar road!
The world’s first road capable of turning sunlight into energy officially opened for traffic Wednesday in the Netherlands. What a great idea!
- The world’s first road to convert sunlight into energy opens in the Netherlands
- It’s a small patch of a bike path made of modules that include solar cells
- The developer will use it as a test route for three years
- Energy created by the road can power traffic and street lights or households, officials say (CNN read more)
And why don’t all cars have solar panels on their roofs?