Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Solar Powered Loo in Stumptown

Portland is designing and building new solar powered public toilets. They have 3 solar panels on top used to power heaters that prevent the pipes from freezing. 

The prototype has a hefty $140k price tag. The city is hoping they can get the price down to $25k and can sell them to other cities.

You can see local news video by clicking on the picture below:

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