Solar Bridge in London Completed and Operational #solar #green

Solar Bridge in London Completed and Operational #solar #green

jetsongreen.com 18 Apr '14, 9pm

Turning Blackfriar’s Bridge into a solar bridge was also part of a larger refurbishment of the railway station, which was enlarged with several new platforms. To offset the power required for this expansion, the designers decided on the solar bridge to help with the energy needs. Installing the PV array was very difficult, however, since the builders had to installed them on an old, Victorian era bridge, with the railway operating as usual and the river Thames below them. They were faced with many unexpected setbacks, such as corrosion on the arches and being forced to strengthen the existing bridge before they could install the solar panels.

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A Green Factory to Crop Up On Chicago's South Side: While most 19th century manufacturing hubs we...

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edcmag.com 18 Apr '14, 4pm

As part of the Energy Department’s commitment to helping U.S. businesses save money by saving energy, the Department’s Better Buildings Allia...

Friday Roundup: IPCC says time for climate action, new Guide to Green Colleges

usgbc.org 18 Apr '14, 10pm
Friday Roundup: IPCC says time for climate action, new Guide to Green Colleges

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips: USGBC Vice President of Research Chris Pyke spoke to multiple outlets about his contrib...

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greenbuildingadvisor.com 18 Apr '14, 8am

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Wireless Power Transfer Breakthrough: 5-Meter Distance Achieved in Republic o...

greenbuildingelements.com 18 Apr '14, 3pm
Wireless Power Transfer Breakthrough: 5-Meter Distance Achieved in Republic of Korea #greenbuilding

“Our technology proved the possibility of a new remote power delivery mechanism that has neve...

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