Tampa Bay’s solution for solar pavement

Climate Economy

Tampa Bay’s solution for solar pavement

Tampa Bay has taken a historic step to replace its aging backup generators with solar power pavement The project will sheath 90 feet of sidewalk near a busy intersection with a one-centimeter thick array of solar cells enclosed in a resilient mix of plastic polymers. This tiny patch of urban infrastructure will generate about 4,956 kilowatts of energy per year. The Tampa project is also a large step for Co-founder Brian Johnson, who, along with Meng Wang, Founder and Executive Chairman, started Vancouver-based Solar Earth Technologies, the winner of the…

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