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Solar Roadways - if you haven't seen this yet, you should

Salvatore Schiano MA, United States 0 Ratings 1 Discussions 0 Group posts

Posted by: Salvatore Schiano // RIG Intern

Solar Roadways - if you haven't seen this yet, you should

Check out the video for Solar Roadways if you haven't seen it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlTA3rnpgzU

It raised over 2 million from an Indiegogo campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/solar-roadways

The video claimed that they had been tested, however they have not yet passed the standards enforced by the Department of Transportation. According to greentechmedia, Scott Brusaw (co-founder of Solar Roadways) is working to solve this problem, "I need some more people under my roof. I want to put them in a room and figure out how to make it work." http://www.solarroadways.com/

Solar roadways could change the solar industry. Even if just our driveways produced electricity and melted snow, I think we'd all be grateful!

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Allison Friedman Weston, MA, united-states 0 Ratings 290 Discussions 84 Group posts

Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

FYI, the first Solar Roadway opened in France this past year - it's called the Wattway: http://bit.ly/2jBHpwr. This article also says there's a project planned for Georgia in the US. So we will soon start learning how the technology is working out. One of the top concerns is cost, but I think ti's fair to say that price will come down over time and also that this is still experimental technology?

 

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