Solar Roadways – The Road to the Future, paved in Silver?

Published 30 MAY 2014 on KITCO News

5Legend has it that, in ancient Rome, the streets were paved in gold.  True or not, chances are the streets of Sagle, Idaho, will be paved in silver soon. And even though Sagle, Idaho, probably has fewer streets than ancient Rome, this would be a major accomplishment for Scott and Julie Brusaw, the owners of Solar Roadways LLC that has made it its mission to cover U.S. roadways entirely in solar panels.

They came up with a design for highly resistant hexagonal solar panels that will pay for themselves, and more, by generating electricity all day. What is more, the panels are capable of illuminating roads at night, and of defrosting them in winter, solving multiple problems all at the same time.


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