For regions, roads become thermal energy producers with Power Road®, a technology developed and rolled out by VINCI.
The use of solar energy captured by roads, an innovation.
For her and for hundreds of other users, a swimming pool heated with zero CO2 emissions.
1,420 sq. metres of roads
equipped in Calvados, Normandy, will cover 75% of the heating and hot water needs of 61 nearby housing units.
of CO2 emissions for that same district of Calvados with Power Road®, which is helping to boost the development of renewable energy.
3,500 sq. metres of pavement
equipped with Power Road® at Pontarlier in the Doubs administrative department to remove snow and ice from the Lycée Xavier Marmier car park.
Successful tests carried out at Forez Est, in the Loire administrative department, for pre-heating swimming pool water.
Integration of Power Road® in the cinema car park near the swimming pool.
A heat sensor built into the pavement recovers solar energy.
Heat pumps restore the energy to pre-heat fresh water fed into the outside swimming pools.
16 tonnes of CO2 avoided annually.
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Last updated: 19/09/2019