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This is Julie and Scott Brusaw, creators of Solar Roadways. Solar Roadways is a modular paving system of solar panels that can withstand the heaviest of trucks (250,000 pounds). These Solar Road Panels can be installed on roads, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks, bike paths, playgrounds... literally any surface under the sun. They pay for themselves primarily through the generation of electricity, which can power homes and businesses connected via driveways and parking lots.
Solar Canopy Thornton Tomasetti provided structural engineering and steel detailing for an award-winning 11-foot-tall solar canopy / EV dock consisting of 6,000 pounds of architecturally exposed structural steel. The prototype structure, designed to harvest solar energy to power electric / hybrid vehicles, is composed of a tree-like steel superstructure that can support up to 900 pounds of solar equipment, a 300-square-foot canopy featuring photovoltaic panels...