EEVblog #1047 – Solar Roadways FINALLY BUSTED! Colas Wattway

Dave finally puts an end to the idea of Solar Roadways.
We have the test results of the world’s biggest solar roadways project, the 1km long 336kW Colas Wattway project in Tourouvre France.
Stand in awe at how impractical and expensive it is!, and SPOILER, how it won’t usher in a new era of renewable solar technology.
TLDR; Impractical Folly

Test results HERE and HERE

Panel data HERE and HERE

NREL Solar Industry Report with costs
PVWatts Calculator

Forum HERE

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