EEVblog #935 – Solar Roadways Installation BUSTED!

It’s finally here! The first Solar Roadways installation happened in Sandpoint Idaho after $3.9M in funding and 6.5 years of development. Does it work? Is it practical?
Once again, Dave runs the numbers…

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Links:
Webcam: http://www.cityofsandpoint.com/visiting-sandpoint/solar-roadways
Hires photos: http://imgur.com/a/hf6BM
News story: http://www.bonnercountydailybee.com/local_news/20161007/sr_pilot_on_track_despite_challenges
Blog excuse: http://www.solarroadways.com/Blog/Show?b=4
LG Panel datasheets: https://www.lgenergy.com.au/downloads/category/5/product-brochures
SEIA Report on solar installation costs: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/solar-market-insight-report-2016-q3
NREL Report on commerial and domestic solar costs: http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy15osti/64746.pdf
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