Posted on August 11, 2010 by Envirothink
Solar highways could replace asphalt roads in our future
Roads and highways have been covered with asphalt since President Dwight Eisenhower opened the federal highways in the 1950’s.
Today, that black liquid’s getting expensive – close to $1,000 a ton – and being petroleum-based, chances are the price will keep going up.
Inventor Scott Brusaw is working towards an innovative, more environmentally friendly possibility – the Solar Highway.
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