Four ways to harvest solar heat from roads

Tagged: Solar, Technology
Source: gizmag - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 42 weeks ago

"Walk barefoot on an asphalt road and you'll soon realize how good the substance is at storing solar heat – the heat-storing qualities of roadways has even been put forward as an explanation as to why cities tend to be warmer than surrounding rural areas. Not content to see all that heat going to waste, researchers from the University of Rhode Island (URI) want to put it to use in a system that harvests solar heat from the road to melt ice, heat buildings, or to create electricity." | more

 

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that would work well in places like texas during summer times

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