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Solar Roadways

Posted: Sat Sep 25, 2010 1:10 am
by Xaragmata
May never come to commercial production, but who knows ... maybe the South Road Superway generating its own solar power for lighting, signage and
markings, or niche uses at intersections, schools, level crossings, road works, car parks ...
Scott Brusaw (shown above) is working on a project to encapsulate solar panels in high-strength glass capable of standing up to thousands of cars and trucks passing by each day. He estimates that a single parking lot paved with solar panels — even one where cars are parked — could power the big box store it serves, and a cul-de-sac paved with solar panels could take an entire subdivision off the grid even on a cloudy day.
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