Great Britain: "Sun Bridge" opens in London

Blackfriars Bridge- the biggest in the world the bridge where solar batteries are installed - opened after five years' reconstruction.

The biggedt Bridge was thrown through the Thames in 1888. His length - 280 meters. Today on the bridge 4 400 solar panels in total area of nearly 6 thousand square meters are installed.

It is expected, batteries can provide a half of quantity of the electric power necessary for station London Blackfriars. Updating also considerably will reduce emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere - by 511 tons per year. The project of the solar bridge was dated for the Olympic Games-2012. The railway corporation Network Rail with direct participation of the Solarcentury company became his investor.