07 Oct '11, 6pm

A Solar Bridge Will Span the River Thames in England

A Victorian-era bridge in England is getting a new look - with over 4,400 solar PV panels. The bridge, built in 1886, crosses the River Thames. Construction began this week on a new roof which will house over 6,000 square meters of solar PV panels, generating around 900,000kWh of electricity every year and creating the biggest solar array in London. The bridge is the foundation for a new railroad station, for which the solar panels will supply half the energy. The station will also feature rain harvesting systems and sun pipes for natural lighting. London-based solar firm Solarcentury is building the project using SANYO Electric solar modules. "It's absolutely unique. You've got a 19th century bridge with a 21st century roof," says Derry Newman, Solarcentury CEO. It should also prove that solar can be deployed in an environment not known for its sunshine, he adds. Increase...

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