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28/12/17 China Successfully Tests its Firts Solar Roadway

China has tested its first 1Km length of solar roadway which is capable of producing over 800Kw of power. Although France had tested a similar system last year, it is being stressed that China has used all home grown technology, covering the photovoltaic panels with a transparent concrete, creating a road surface with similar characteristics to ashphalt.

It is hoped that with future development of charging technologies it will be possible to charge electric vehicles on the move from a solar road.


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