Asphalt Pavement Could Provide Energy Source

September 2008
C&D World;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on a research project conducted for Acton, Massachusetts-based Novotech Inc. involving the development of a solar collector that could turn roads and parking lots into sources of electricity and hot water. Novotech holds a patent on the concept of using the heat absorbed by asphalt pavements for generating energy. The study also investigated the best way to construct roads and parking lots to maximize their heat-absorbing qualities.


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