03 Oct '11, 8pm

World's Largest Solar Bridge Under Construction in London

World's Largest Solar Bridge Under Construction in London

A New industrial Age Whether it is an old mine becoming the world's largest solar power plant , or an industrial dockyard used for coal deliveries now sporting gigantic wind turbines , some projects seem to have particular symbolic value when discussing the dawn of a new energy paradigm. But it would be a mistake to characterize the conversion of the Blackfriars railway bridge that spans the Thames near St. Paul's Cathedral as simply symbolic. A Solar-Powered Station Providing nearly 50% of the energy needed to power Blackfriars station, and sporting 6,000m2 of PV panels, this will be the largest solar array in London and the largest solar bridge in the world. Derry Newman, chief executive of project developers Solarcentury explained that visibility is a hugely important aspect of this project: "It's fantastic to see this project finally come to fruition. Blackfriars Bridg...

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