Month: December 2016

Solar road

France opens the world’s first Solar Road: see how it works

The first solar road has opened this December in a little village of the French region of Normandy Far away from that song of the Australian band AC DC called"Highway to hell" nowadays we can say that we have a "highway to sustainability". Althought it´s only 1-km (0,6 milles) long, not enough to be considered as a highway, the solar road is here, and it has came to stay. The December of 2016 will be remember as the month when the world met the first solar road, a little step that could make the difference between the actual concept of a road and the future roads, based in renewables technologies, where we want to go to. The road, conceived as a pedestrian walkaway, is 1 kilometer long and 2 meters wide, and is situated in a little village of Normandy. For the construction of this solar road, Colas, the head company of this kind of technology,...

5 main advantages for the development of the Smart Grid

Have you ever think about why everybody says that Smart Grids are so important for the next years? Take a look to know the 5 main reasons Today we want to analyze how the Smart Grid could contribute, positively, in a efficient electrical grid development. That´s why we will reveal 5 main advantages for the development of the Smart Grid. Keep on reading to discover them: 1.They turn up the energy supply reliability and quality level When a damage happens, the intelligent network technologies are able to detect and isolate the problem, contributing to a quick electricity recovery in a strategic way. Prioritizing, for example, the electrical grid of hospitals, schools, police stations...  In addition, the intelligent network boosts the energy microgenerators that some customers could have installed when there is not any electricity company service. 2.They...