Solar collectors that provide shade for parking lots while also providing clean power are a natural for city parking lots. Electric cars can be plugged into charging stations while they are left during the day.
www.nrel.gov/docs/.../46078.pdfDesign sufficient space between point sources of emissions (parking lots, ... Run electrical conduit from the solar collector location to the electrical panel and ... Use a sun path calculator, such as the Solar Pathfinder™, to assess shading at a.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Sep 30, 2008 - makes changes to state law regarding solar collectors and the potential conflict ... Allowance for solar collectors in lieu of parking lot shading –.
Arizona State University