The United States Will Soon Have Its First Solar-Energy Road

A small stretch of the Historic Route 66 Welcome Center will soon be home to the nation’s first solar energy roadway. The panels, created by Solar Roadways, are made of tempered glass and feature LED lights as well as heating elements to prevent ice. So there’s a lot to like here, as long as you can stomach driving down a stretch of highway covered in glass.

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U.S. Will Soon Have Its First Solar-Energy Road