The trial with the SolaRoad cycle path near Krommenie has yielded valuable results. The energy generated is higher than initially expected, the road surface acts just like an ordinary road surface and requires no more than regular road management. Important lessons have been learned with regard to technology. Some of the damage occurring to the […]
The province of Noord-Holland is going to test the SolaRoad pavement in a pilot with heavy traffic. The municipality of Haarlemmermeer and the province will jointly select a suitable location for the project. The new pilot is a follow-up of the successful pilot project on a bicycle path in Krommenie. The aim of the […]
SolaRoad is a road surface that you can not only drive on but that produces renewable energy too. A couple of years ago, this innovation from TNO, Province of Noord Holland, Strukton Civiel and Dynniq was merely a good idea but now the system is ready for the market – certainly since the SolaRoad Kit […]
Haarlem, July 3, 2017 International interest in SolaRoad is growing. We are in advanced talks with the US State of California and its road authority while the SolaRoad Kit that is being applied in Groningen has attracted interest in France. “Climate is big business”. The Dutch government and the State of California could not be more […]
The SolaRoad team is working on many new plans and developments for 2017 and beyond. But today we look back on some special events in the year 2016: – On the 29 of March 2016, the Californian highways agency, Caltrans and the province of North Holland, signed a declaration of intent to look at sustainable […]
22 December 2016 SolaRoad congratulates Wattway with the opening of 1 km ‘route solaire’ in Normandy, France. We are pleased to see that what SolaRoad started in 2009, and launched as world’s first solar panel road in 2014, now has worldwide following. There is an emerging market for solar roads that is now being developed by more […]
Recently Adam Shaw from the BBC Horizons payed a visit to the pilot stretch in Krommenie. They made this nice item about it: SolaRoad on BBC Horizons video
Haarlem, 22 October 2016 SolaRoad extended by 20 meter The SolaRoad bike path in Krommenie was extended by 20 meter. The added elements are improved versions of the elements that were installed in 2014. The extension is part of the three-year SolaRoad pilot project, and will generate new test results.