04 May '12, 9am

UK Based Architecture Firm Makes Solar Energy More Accessible

The 100-foot diameter ‘lily pads’ would be anchored to the riverbed and turned via integrated motors that act as solar tracking devices. This turning of the panels on the pad optimizes the solar collection during the day. These pads can be connected to the main city grid to distribute energy. The lilies can also be disconnected, dismantled and moved if needed. This design has not only interested the Glasgow City Council but has also drawn attention from organizations and municipal agencies in Asia, Brazil, Europe, and Korea.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/05/uk-based-architecture...

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