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Published on June 29th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen


Solar Panels Plus Honda Equals All The Win

There are a number of ways to reduce emissions. The obvious ones are to ride a bicycle everywhere and go solar, and then there are things like driving hybrids or electric cars. But, you say, what about the emissions from manufacturing the cars and powering buildings owned by the companies making them? Well, Honda has an answer for that, and it involves installing solar panels on everything that doesn’t move.

Honda Installs All The Solar Panels (via Gas 2.0)

Solar cars are what they are – very, very cool but not entirely practical for everyday use. Honda hasn’t let that stop them from using all the solar power they can get their hands on, though; rather than build solar cars, they’re reducing their carbon footprint another way. Honda is planning…

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spent 7 years living in Germany and Japan, studying both languages extensively, doing translation and education with companies like Bosch, Nissan, Fuji Heavy, and others. Charis has a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and currently lives in Chicago, Illinois. She also believes that Janeway was the best Star Trek Captain.

  • Matt

    I’m sure this has nothing to do with the Japanese FIT about to be put into action.


    • Zachary Shahan

      Yeah, probably not ;)

      Just good corporate citizenship :D

  • Matt

    Would love to see them on the deal roof where I service my Honda. In fact would make nice shading panel on the lot full of new cars. That way when your walking around picking out a car it would not be so hot.

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