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Thompson Rivers University puts energy into solar powered walkway

Thompson Rivers University is putting some energy into a solar powered walkway. It will be the first of its kind in Canada.

The walkway will be the first of its kind in Canada.

Michael Mehta of TRU’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies standing by the compass walkway, where the solar modules will be installed. (Tara Copeland/CBC)
Michael Mehta holds up one of the solar modules that will go into the compass. (Tara Copeland/CBC)

Imagine if the ground you walk on could produce energy. Well, it's happening. Thompson Rivers University is looking to create a solar road-way right in front of the Arts and Education building. It will be the first of its kind in Canada.

 

Daybreak's Tara Copeland got a preview.

To hear the audio, click the link: Thompson Rivers University puts energy into solar powered walkway

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