04 Oct '11, 6am

Wow. They're building a 'solar bridge' across the Thames.

Work on the world's largest solar bridge formally begins today as the first of more than 4,400 solar panels are installed above the new Blackfriars station platform. The historic London site is undergoing a multi-million pound refit, which includes extending the platform along Blackfriars Bridge, a structure built in 1886. FURTHER READING UK rail network signals intention to cut carbon emissions by a quarter High-speed Euro train gets green boost from two miles of solar panels When complete in 2012, the Victorian bridge will play host to some 6,000 square metres of photovoltaic (PV) panels, making it London's largest solar array. Solarcentury, the UK company managing the installation, expects the panels to generate around 900,000kWh of electricity a year, providing half of the station's energy and reducing annual CO2 emissions by an estimated 511 tonnes. "Blackfriars Bridg...

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