solar panel covered bikeway in korea offers protection and power
 
solar panel covered bikeway in korea offers protection and power
aug 01, 2015

solar panel covered bikeway in korea offers protection and power

solar panel covered bikeway in korea offers protection and power
all images courtesy of Janbaz Salehi

 

 

 

stretching approximately 20 miles between the korean cities of daejon to sejong, the cycle track features solar panel coverings for its entirety. the panels are capable of providing the electrical needs of the streetlights found along the stretch while powering charging stations for electric cars. accessed via underground on ramps, the design offers a seamless connection to a grade separate bikeway while offering a speedy route between the two cities.

 


the video offers a bird’s eye view of the cycle track in its entirety
video courtesy of janbaz salehi

 

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stretching 20 miles, the solar panels create a more hospitable environment for cyclists by providing shade

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the subterranean access point is visible on the left 

 

[h/t] solar business hub

  • I love the fact it’s a highway for cycling but is it a healty place between these highways for cars?

    Robin

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