Solar Roadways Essay
This past February, four students at North Dakota State University were killed in a car crash during a snowstorm. They were driving back from Minneapolis, …show more content…
“Solar roads will produce clean power, enabling the decommissioning of existing power plants and power lines. The system would eliminate need for new fossil-fuel power plants, nuclear facilities, massive desert solar and wind projects, and power lines. No more dependence on fossil fuels for transportation or electricity production in any region that adopts the technology. A solar roadway system will dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, too, that contribute to global warming. It would also reduce air pollution, saving American on health costs for disease such as asthma and lung cancer.
(Raftery, Miriam. "ROAD TO EVERYWHERE: SOLAR ROADWAYS." East County Magazine. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Oct. 2012. .)
“It is a revolutionary way of finding solutions to the petroleum based asphalt roads, and the use of fossil