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Solar Compass Project looks to transform Canada’s roadways

Professor Michael Mehta is heading the team which is set to transform a campus road into a solar array.

Michael Mehta, a professor of geography and environmental studies at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops,  B.C., is the brains behind an ambitious project to turn the concrete road surface outside the school's Arts and Education Building into a solar voltaic pad capable of generating 8,000 watts of clean power.Image courtesy of the Solar Compass Project/YouTube

PUBLISHED :Monday, July 17, 2017 12:00 AM

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