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Snow-melting solar roads are being tested publicly for the first time in the US

A public square in Sandpoint, Idaho now has what looks like a light-up dance floor — 30 hexagonal tiles with flashing LEDs. But each tile is actually a solar panel, and collectively, the tiles will soon power a nearby fountain and restroom, according to Spokane-based news station KREM 2. It is done! World's first #solarroadways pilot is installed! pic.twitter.com/G5d1X5WhrP — Solar Roadways (@SolarRoadways) October 2, 2016 The installation, which debuted October 3, is the first public test of solar roadway technology in the US.
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