Solar roads in France will provide power to over 5 million people

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Building on the momentum created by last December’s Paris Climate Change Summit, France’s minister of Ecology and Energy recently announced plans to pave 1000 kilometers (621 miles) of road with solar panels over the next five years. These solar roads will be able to provide enough electricity for about 8 percent of the French population, or over 5 million people. They could also power street lights and electric cars.

via Solar roads in France will provide power to over 5 million people.

Link: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/solar-roads-in-france-will-provide-power-to-over-5

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Author: joselepervanche

Professor of Management & Information Technology

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