Anyone who’s tried walking barefoot on asphalt during a sunny day knows that turning roads into solar panels makes sense. Solar Roadways recently received a $100,000 grant from the US Department of Transportation to further develop its Solar Road Panel concept.
The Solar Road Panel is simply the addition of glass, LED lights, and solar panels on top of standard road concrete. It’s meant to replace asphalt, currently used to smoothen out roads for ride comfort and noise reduction.
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