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Have you ever even thought of solar powered roads?

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Have you ever even thought of solar powered roads?

Post by Breezey Breezey on Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:55 am

I know it's something that never crossed MY mind!

It evidently crossed someones mind enough that solar powered roads are being built and tested.

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]An Idaho man envisioned "electric roads" way
back in his early childhood. Now, in his own state-of-the-art
electronics lab, he is building the panels for a solar roadway he hopes
will make petroleum-based asphalt obsolete.








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Re: Have you ever even thought of solar powered roads?

Post by Tater Salad on Wed Jul 21, 2010 1:04 pm

Sounds like a good idea! I imagine it would be expensive to build, but it would more than pay for itself in the long run, if it works as envisioned. One question I have is whether it would stand up to the wear and tear of heavy traffic over the years.

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Post by Breezey Breezey on Wed Jul 21, 2010 1:06 pm

I wonder what repair costs would be like.

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Re: Have you ever even thought of solar powered roads?

Post by Ja'aj on Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:04 pm

Nope. Not once. lollipop

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Re: Have you ever even thought of solar powered roads?

Post by Breezey Breezey on Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:21 am

According to that article, these roads could supply energy to homes, charge cars while driving on them and maybe even supply broadband. While it all sounds great, I am not sure it is such a good idea to put so much dependence for things all in one spot. Kind of like having cable, internet and phone through one company.. when one goes, they all go.

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Post by Ja'aj on Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:26 am

Sounds like it's waaay in the future...

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