EEVblog #743 – Solar Roadways Test Results


The 6 month test results for the Solar Roadways Solaroad.nl solar bike path project in the Netherlands are in. Dave compared the results to three local rooftop solar system and debunks the recent media reports that the project produces more power than was expected and that the solar roadway are now viable as a result.
And which country is doing Solar Roadways right? – South Korea!

Forum HERE

Dave’s solar system results Video
Solar roadways are bullshit Video
More Solar Roadways bullshit Video
Solar road calcs

Solaroad Press Release
Engadget Story
Popular Mechanics Story
Three solar installations in the Netherlands used in the analysis:
http://pvoutput.org/aggregate.jsp?id=24667&sid=22510&v=0&t=m
http://pvoutput.org/aggregate.jsp?id=10682&sid=11843&v=0&t=m
http://pvoutput.org/aggregate.jsp?id=19770&sid=17621&v=0&t=m
Solar panel datasheets:
UPSolar
Amerisolar
Ningbo Qixin
Video of the Solar Roadway in South Korea

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