This Video Explains Why Solar Roadways Won't Work Anytime Soon

By James Baker on at

These people claim that their solar roadways technology is the future. They have raised over $1.8 million (£1.03m) from people who are too gullible and decide to ignore simple physics and economics in favour of nice dreams of green energy. This video shows why their invention doesn't make any sense.

Concerns don't just stem from the unsuitability of tiles as a road surface and the high costs involved, but include the ill-considered and enormous supporting infrastructure requirements, the poor visibility of LED road lighting itself, and the lifespan of materials involved.