Solar Roads is an idea whose time has come
So I give this idea a hearty thumbs up. Instead of the petroleum-based asphalt as an overlay, use these. Then it may even be possible to run the electric vehicles we all dream of using someday, and put the gasoline engine to rest. If the sun can power all this, why not?
Federal Government gives them $750,000:
Indiegogo raises over $2.2 M for their Idaho company: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/solar-roadways#/
Grant Johnson, registered Traffic Engineer, shares insights and experiences from around the world.