Blackfriars will be world's biggest solar bridge

Treehugger reports that Blackfriars Bridge, currently being rebuilt as part of the Thameslink programme, will be the world's largest solar bridge when it reopens in 2012.

The station, which will  will serve as a station with exits on the north and south of the Thames, is the final destination for many Crofton Park commuters, will generate 50% of its power requirements from solar (900,000 kwh per year).