oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Solar-powered traffic signals : myth or marvel?
|Article Title||Solar-powered traffic signals : myth or marvel?|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||Jan Coetzee, Willem Louw and Peter Bullock|
|Publication Date||Mar 1974|
|Pages||19 - 40|
One of the negative effects of load shedding has been the congestion caused at intersections with traffic signal control. One of the many debates following the actions by Eskom is how traffic signals can be provided with power to allow them to continue running during times of load shedding. Solar-powered traffic signals have been proposed as one of the solutions and some municipalities have already proceeded with installing pilot sites.
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