Gallery: Solar-Powered Garden Canopy Proposed For New York’s BQE

Additional space for retail and restaurants would be made along with improved noise reduction and lots of pollution mitigation. Solar panels on the roof of the canopy could produce over 1 million kilowatt-hours of green energy annually, for a cost between $78.8 million to $82.7 million.

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  1. solargardens December 28, 2010 at 8:40 am

    This is a perfect example of how we can integrate distributed renewables into the built environment… In Colorado we now have the Community Solar Gardens Act, which allows for shared ownership of solar energy. This would work well with the sort of design shown here.

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