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Va. Tech adds solar-powered bus shelter

Posted on October 21, 2013

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech added its first solar-powered bus shelter, which was installed on a Blacksburg Transit route, according to The Southwest Times.

The 12-foot shelter, purchased from Tolar Manufacturing Company Inc., is equipped with a solar light bar. A solar array re-charges the battery each day replacing energy that was used during the previous evening and includes a reserve to provide regular illumination even during raining or cloudy weather. For the full story, click here.

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