Come Saturday Morning: Solar Roadways Is Open for Business

By: Saturday November 29, 2014 6:59 am

After spending the better part of a decade working extra jobs on the side, hiring part-time and volunteer help when they could, and stretching the occasional bit of grant money as far as it could go, Scott and Julie Brusaw now have, thanks to Indiegogo and Uncle George Takei, a big full-scale facility and the full-time staff to go with it.

 

Late Night: SolaRoad, The Dutch Answer to Solar Roadways

By: Sunday September 28, 2014 8:00 pm

Solar roadways, whether SolaRoads or Solar Roadways, are coming. It’s just a question of who gets them first.

Solar Roadways: The Amtrak Commission and Other News

By: Monday September 1, 2014 2:35 pm

The Solar Roadways project keeps chugging along. One of the many commissions it’s set to undertake in the next year will involve taking part in the renovation of the local Amtrak depot in Sandpoint, Idaho.

Come Saturday Morning: This and That

By: Saturday August 16, 2014 6:45 am

Here are some of the things you might have missed that went down last week:

Late Night: Solar Roadways – Are You Smarter Than a NASA Engineer?

By: Sunday July 20, 2014 8:00 pm

It shouldn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that when the rocket scientists, engineering experts, and solar-energy experts at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration get behind something having to with engineering and solar energy, it’s very likely the real deal.

Solar Roadways Is Hiring, Part Two: Break Out Your CVs

By: Saturday July 19, 2014 6:45 am

Are you smart? Do you have extensive experience in engineering? Would you like to live and work in the Rocky Mountains? Do you bathe regularly? (Well, maybe not the latter, but it’d likely help.)

If you answered “yes” to the first three questions, Solar Roadways might have a deal for you.

Come Saturday Morning: Solar Roadways Is Hiring!

By: Saturday June 28, 2014 6:45 am

The Solar Roadways campaign on Indiegogo is done, and it was a doozy! The campaign’s original goal of $1 million was more than doubled — $2.2 million flowed into the Brusaws’ coffers, enough for them to start renting production space and hiring folks right now so they can have the first production-model panels out by the end of the year.

Late Night: Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways!

By: Sunday May 25, 2014 8:00 pm

You’ve seen me bellerin’ about these folks for years now. Well, now, they’re finally ready to start production.

Late Night: And Now for Some Good News

By: Sunday May 18, 2014 8:00 pm

The Brusaws’ planned roads won’t be just roads: They’ll be power generators, power transmitters, signaling and signage systems, and stormwater drainage systems. And also jobs providers, once the manufacturing and installing of them gets off the ground.

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