Scott and Julie Brusaw of Solar Roadways have created a way to embed solar panels in blacktop, basically.
“This gives us the ability to make all our roads and parking lots and every application, intelligent.” – Julie Brusaw
Fiber optic cable and internet can be connected to the solar roadway permitting interaction with your smarter car. The enhanced solar roadway can alert you to danger ahead or traffic obstacles.
The solar roadway is truly part of a future infrastructure—one that is smart, ecological, and inexpensive.
“We’re hoping to provide all our children and grandchildren with a cleaner, brighter future.” – Julie Brusaw
All signs seem to point towards progress when I see a project like Solar Roadways. It uses existing technology to enhance old infrastructure. As it always seems to be, what’s left is a factor of finances and political will. Do you want to see your road home paved with solar panels?