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EEVblog 1544 – Platio Solar Pavement BUSTED!

Let’s BUST the new Platio Solar Pavement installation in the Netherlands using thier OWN production data on launch day! LOL PLUS a Solar Roadways UPDATE!

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00:00 – Platio Solar Pavement in the Netherlands BUSTED!
02:15 – The launch day unveiling video
03:43 – The location in Groningen. Absolutely nowhere else for panels, LOL
05:41 – We’ve BUSTED Platio before! The Spanish installation.
06:41 – BUSTING the numbers with DaveCAD
11:17 – The numbers are just embarrassing!
12:58 – Embodied energy anyone?
14:45 – Anyone remember the Dutch Solaroad project?
16:03 – Solar Freakin Roadways UPDATE
17:29 – ANOTHER ONE in the Netherlands? SERIOUSLY?
18:55 – I was WRONG, it’s worse, way worse.

Reference Links: https://platiosolar.com/europes-new-solar-footpath-from-recycled-plastic-waste-that-generates-electricity/
https://www.pv-magazine.com/2023/04/05/dutch-city-installs-solar-footpath/ https://www.oogtv.nl/2023/03/zonnevoetpad-op-europapark-levert-veel-energie-op/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L6n5hX3J8E
Location: https://www.google.com/maps/@53.2065629,6.5886968,397m/data=!3m1!1e3
Cost: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2020/04/23/solar-pavement-for-outdoor-applications/
PVoutput reference site: https://pvoutput.org/list.jsp?p=1&id=97903&sid=86280&gs=0&v=0&o=date&d=desc
Spanish Platio BUSTED video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIiiGReUZ3A
EEVblog2 Platio video short: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kw3ZiQY2nKM
Solar Roadways StartEngine: https://www.startengine.com/offering/solar-roadways
Solar Roadways Webcam: https://solarroadways.click2stream.com/
Solaroad in the Netherlands FAIL photos: https://twitter.com/Stop_Solaroad/status/1189216271591772160

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