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Solar Roadways (road constructed of solar panels)

(video, 4 minutes)

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep4L18zOEYI

The Solar Roadways project is working to pave roads with solar panels that you can drive on.
 http://www.solarroadways.com

homepage: homepage: http://www.solarroadways.com


cool idea, but.. 31.Mar.2011 19:58

justsomedude

The concept is not new exactly. Germany runs solar cells along its highways. The planet has enough tars to make Asphalt roads for another 1,000 years if we want to.

What I'm worried about is intelligent roads will lead to sensors in the road that will automatically issue speeding, illegal lane usage, tickets so fast that the price of gasoline will be the least of your concerns.

The one guy nailed it with the number of obstacles to overcome. That's why I don't think glass will ever be used.

message for "justsomedude" 01.Apr.2011 00:22

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please kill yourself

The voice of compassion? 02.Apr.2011 14:30

justsomedude

I expect nothing less.