Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Parking Lots Capture Solar Energy

By adding a "second story" (solar panel overhang), parking lots are being turned into energy producers (more like capturers).

From WPIX Parking Lots Into Solar Ports

Suffolk would build solar panel carports at seven of its largest parking areas, Suffolk Executive Steve Levy said. "It's a win-win for everybody, as not only do solar carports generate clean energy, but they provide a convenient shelter from hot sun or inclement weather for drivers," said Levy.

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it's an awesome post. I have never heard about this kind of tricks for producing electricity. But still it's a good idea.i would like to know the technology that works behind these systems

ZenHomeEnergy said...

Property value can be increased by the addition of solar panels.

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Edward said...

Solar panels are not lightweight and the roof must be strong enough to require their weight, particularly if the panel is placed on top of existing tiles.

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