China builds Solar Highway with transparent concrete over solar panels

China builds Solar Highway with transparent concrete over solar panels

China is building the world’s first photovoltaic highway in Jinan The 2-km-long photovoltaic expressway is scheduled to open for public traffic by this year. This solar-powered highway consists of three layers: a protective surface layer made of transparent concrete, a middle layer of solar-powered batteries to generate electricity, and an insulation layer to prevent dampness…