These Photovoltaic Paving Tiles Put Cities on the Road to Greener Infrastructure

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Oct 26, 2010 • References: onyxsolar
As a collaboration between Onyx Solar and Butech, these photovoltaic paving tiles are the newest manifestation of sun-powered technology to hit the streets. Since asphalt soaks up a lot heat in the summer, what better way to harness the horizontal ray catchment than to put solar panels on sidewalks?

Spray-on solar windowing is already in the early stages of use on skyscrapers, so it's great to see that photovoltaic paving tiles can do this job on the ground. Stats for Solar Sidewalks Trending: Older & Mild
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