Thursday, May 22, 2008

Solar Canopies For Parking Lots

Solar Canopies For Parking Lots


A start-up company called Envision Solar has begun installing solar canopies in the parking lots of shopping centers. These lots, usually barren, heat-producing landscapes, can now provide shade for customers, while generating up to a half-megawatt of electricity. Envision’s “Solar Groves” incorporate lights that turn on automatically at night, while blocking skyward light pollution.

Here are some more photos from Envision Solar:




Link: Envision Solar

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