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That Fancy New Solar Bike Path In Amsterdam Is Utter Bullshit

Solar power makes a lot of sense on roof tops -- it helps shade and cool buildings, and puts the solar cells in a better angle for unobstructed sun. Solar roadways, in contrast, have all the disadvantages.

Solar panels are very sensitive to shade and angle to the sun -- in my personal experience with my solar panel. To say nothing of heat. I can't understand why anybody would have proposed the solar roadway idea in the first place. It just doesn't make much sense.