Monday, November 12, 2012

The Solar Wind Bridge

Solar Wind bridge concept could power 15,000 homes
The Solar Wind Bridge is a concept from Italian designers Francesco Colarossi, Giovanna Saracino and Luisa Saracino and seems like one of those ideas, that makes you think, why isn’t this already in use.

The concept uses the span in between the bridge uprights to accomodate wind turbines together with solar cells embedded in to the bridges road surface. The design has been entered into the Solar Park Works, Solar Highway competition for a brief that required entrants to modernise sections of a decommissioned elevated highway stretching between Bagnera and Scilla in Italy. read more w/photo's>>>

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