World’s first ‘solar-panel highway’ in China recharges electric cars

The world’s first solar-panel highway is set to open in China. The two-kilometer highway can turn sunlight into electricity and directly transfer it to the power grid. It can also remotely charge electric cars as they are being driven.

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24 Responses to World’s first ‘solar-panel highway’ in China recharges electric cars

  1. goldenthroat86 says:

    Had to be shut down after 5 days because of significant wear and tear. Also, people stole some panels. And NO, it does NOT charge electric cars.

  2. hyou zan ren says:

    Some hater said this is impossible! Well look like they all WRONG!!!

  3. Jogja Tetap Istimewa says:

    KAFIR !!!

  4. Lemmy Fuque says:

    Will never happen! ICE cars will be around another 100+ years, get over it.

  5. Ken C says:

    I am happy to see that China is becoming a world leader in technology and willing to experiment with newer technologies for China's future. Xi Jinping is doing a great job! He's the best leader that China has ever had. He's the only one brave enough to take down millions of corrupt officials to stop billions of dollars flowing into offshore bank accounts and real estate.

  6. Bilbo Baggins says:

    Fake news

  7. 张尼玛尼玛 says:


  8. pmgodfrey says:

    HAHA! It broke just after five days of wear!

  9. Disick Dae says:

    Oil has beed proven to not be a fossil fuel. It forms beneath the crust and pushed by magma to the surface.

  10. Abhijith S says:

    Good china keep going
    Best wishes from india

  11. Austin Martin says:

    Someone please make all roads solar!!

  12. a1919akelbo says:

    "Hey guys you know how cars are electrically insulated which prevents lightning from killing everyone inside?" "Lets just completely reverse than and make the cars super conductive and actually charge off the road."

  13. Romeo in a Secretland says:

    Ben laden country will have no role

  14. 007 BaTMaN says:

    I swear i thought if this but for train tracks

  15. lolWT nick says:

    soo cancer then?

  16. Josh Blount says:

    Having Solar Panels that can rotate towards the sun (for longer optimal solar absorption) in the median (area between opposing lanes) would likely be more efficient and wouldn't require shutting down sections of the road for repairs. Fixed flat to the ground, it doesn't work as well when the sunlight comes in at an angle. I think Thunderf00t touched on this topic before. Still, I hope the project works well.

  17. 弗航 says:

    part of it has been stolen. LOL

  18. jakob kreft says:

    Worst Idea ever for MANY reasons.

  19. Jewpacabra says:

    isn't this communist tv?

  20. Manny B. says:

    Real life F-Zero charging! Then cars will hover

  21. Paul Adams says:

    Research shows existing renewable energy potential and technologies coupled with storage can generate enough energy to meet the global electricity demand by 2050.

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  23. GEORGELET4 says:

    What BS!
    Bill Gates admitting that wind and solar are not working:
    BILL GATES : Renewables is NOT A VIABLE solution for CLIMATE CHANGE

    Investors don't want anything to do with the boondoggle solar and wind that kill great numbers of wildlife and destroy the environment. When politicians stop wasting the peoples' money on it, it will shrivel:
    New Solar Developments Dry Up

  24. InfinergyTech says:

    Suggest you be a tad more honest and include EnergySage in your description, if not title. This is after all a promotion for that site to a degree.

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