Blackfriars station, the world’s largest solar bridge – big picture



The new Blackfriars station, which is being built on a bridge spanning the River Thames, is on its way to becoming the world’s largest solar bridge after Solarcentury begun the installation of over 4,400 solar photovoltaic panels

The solar panels will generate an estimated 900,000kWh of electricity every year, providing 50% of the station’s energy and reducing CO2 emissions by an estimated 511 tonnes per year. In addition to solar panels, other energy saving measures at the new station will include rain harvesting systems and sun pipes for natural lighting. Photograph: Ralph Hodgson/Solar Century
Ralph Hodgson

Source: The Guardian
Original: http://goo.gl/fJ8Ww


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