France builds first stretch of solar road–at $5.2m per kilometer

France builds first stretch of solar road–at $5.2m per kilometer
Wattway solar roadThe French government in early 2016 pledged to install over a five-year period 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) of roads lined in solar panels. The first kilometer has now been completed, on the Route RD5 between the towns of Tourouvre and Gué-à-Pont. Called Wattway, the so-called solar road technology was developed by French transport…
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