Friday, September 17, 2010

Will we drive on Lite-Brites in the future?

Posted on Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 9:26 AM

Back in Bloglander's infancy, I wrote a post about a Sagle couple who had received a $100,000 federal grant and built a small-scale prototype of what they call a "solar roadway" — a series of photovoltaic panels, stuffed with LEDs and broadband and phone cables — that could be stitched together to form a new kind of enviro-friendly road surface.

Sandpoint's Bonner County Daily Bee picked up where I left off on Wednesday, with an interesting feature on Scott and Julie Brusaw's progress, including a link to the awesome video below.

Check it out:

Readers: What do you think? Will the Solar Roadways idea ever take off? What about if money weren't an issue? 

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