An iconic structure known the world over, the Eiffel Tower has been fitted with solar panels, wind turbines and rainwater collectors in order to bring energy efficiency to the tower to promote sustainable living.
The story goes on to add that the tower has switched to LED lighting, has been fitted with solar panels and rainwater collectors.
While still dependent on energy generated elsewhere, the solar panels will meet 50 percent of the tower’s needs for hot water, and the collected rainwater will be used to flush the toilets at the tower.
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First drawing of the Eiffel Tower by Maurice Koechlin