An example of what the walkway surface will look like

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