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Solar Roadways Project Doesn’t Generate Enough Electricity to Run a Hair Drier

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Finally, a return on investment for all of our money that Big Government has been wasting on flaky green energy boondoggles. From Idaho:

The Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways project generated an average of 0.62 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per day since it began publicly posting power data in late March. To put that in perspective, the average microwave or blow drier consumes about 1 kWh per day.

All they have to do is double output and they could completely cover the energy needs of an average blow drier.

Of course, politically righteous energy doesn’t come cheap:

Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways has been in development for 6.5 years and received a total of $4.3 million in funding to generate 90 cents worth of electricity.

But at least the polar bears know that we mean well.

The project broke down in late March and had to be repaired, and screenshots taken that month show the roadway’s electrical box caught fire.

Let’s hope a minimal amount of carbon was emitted.

Each SR3 tile contains a 44-watt solar panel. The tiles are designed to heat themselves so the hardware doesn’t freeze when temperatures drop, ensuring the panels can generate energy year round (and eliminating the need for a snow plow on roads that use the tiles).
 
An idea so brilliant it must be coercively financed.

On a tip from R F.



Source: http://moonbattery.com/?p=82828


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    • stompk

      Lies, solar works. Good try.

      • Ste Gre

        Apparently, not for this project.

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