Crowdfunding campaign raises $2.2M to build solar roadways

July 1, 2014 - News / Technology

“…According to his calculations, the ‘smart’ solar panels — encased in double-layered, bomb-resistant, bulletproof glass capable of withstanding 250,000 pounds — would, among other things, be able to generate ‘three times the electricity that we currently use in the United States,’ prevent accidents by melting snow and ice (and warning drivers of debris in the road with solar-powered LED lights) and even collect storm water. Oh, and cut greenhouse emissions by as much as 75 percent…Brusaw, a former Marine Corps weapons technician, says he and his wife came up with the idea…”

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[Website: Solar Roadways]

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