World's First Solar Bike Path to Open in Netherlands

Dutch bicycle commuters will soon be riding on sunshine — well, kind of.

The Netherlands announced that it is putting the final touches on a 230-foot bike lane that’s constructed with solar panels. The bike path, set to officially open Nov. 12, will be the first publicly accessible solar road in the world.

Harnessing the Sun
The pilot bike lane is just a small segment of a path the runs along a provincial road in the town of Krommenie, which is roughly 15 miles north of Amsterdam. T

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