First solar road opened in the Netherlands!

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)

 

 

 

Solar road

 

And why don’t all cars have solar panels on their roofs?

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