Title

Comparative study of solar panels for roadway operations

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Date of Original Version

10-4-2013

Abstract

All day long the transportation infrastructure receives solar energy from the sun rays, storing much of them as heat that is left to dissipate by nightfall. The concept of harvesting solar energy from transportation infrastructure is enticing because it offers a way to collect solar energy by utilizing an extensive infrastructure that already exists. Thus, an attempt was made to investigate novel methods for solar energy harvesting and conversion with potential economic efficiency substantially beyond that of current technology. Particularly, a comparative study was conducted between rigid and flexible solar panels. © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

Publication Title

Advanced Materials Research

Volume

723

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