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China Successfully Tests Country’s First Photovoltaic Highway

China has become the second country in the world to build a photovoltaic highway, after France introduced the world’s first photovoltaic road in late 2016. China has successfully tested its first photovoltaic highway based on home-grown technology in the country’s eastern Shandong province, Xinhua reported. The road has wireless charging systems for electric vehicles. The […]

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France inaugurates world’s first solar highway

France has inaugurated the world’s first “solar highway”, a road paved with solar panels providing enough energy to power the street lights of the small Normandy town of Tourouvre. The one-kilometre (half-mile) “Wattway” covered with 2800 square metres (30000 square feet) of resin-coated solar panels was hooked up to the local power grid as environment […]

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