Posts tagged: Road surface

Solar power road surface actually works

By: Patrick Nelson A Dutch solar power-generating road is making more electricity than expected. Remember that road surface being tested in the Netherlands that acted as a giant solar panel converting solar energy into electricity? Well, guess what? It actually worked. Six months into the test, the engineers say they’ve generated 3,000kwH of power from the […]

BioAsphalt – A Renewable Construction Material

Courtesy: i.bnet.com Guest Post by Randy West Conventional asphalt is petroleum based and it contains toxic, heavy metals including nickel, lead, mercury, and arsenic just to name a few. It doesn’t take a M.D. to imagine the negative environmental and health impacts cause by utilizing traditionally manufactured asphalt. Today’s ‘green revolution’ has brought about an […]