The sun’s rays can hit some roads for up to 90 percent of the daylight hours, so companies in Europe and the U.S. are experimenting with building solar panels along or above roads. But are such projects worth the cost? In France one company is hoping to distinguish itself—and reduce costs—with solar panels that are laid directly on the pavement.
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VIDEOGRAPHER/EDITOR: Fabrice Caterini and Claire Jeantet
MUSIC: Chris Zabriskie