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Self-Sustaining, Intelligent Pavement Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: DTRT5716C10009
Agency Tracking Number: 091FH5002IIB
Amount: $750,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: 091FH5
Solicitation Number: DTRT5709RSBIR1
Solicitation Year: 2009
Award Year: 2016
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-11-23
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-11-23
Small Business Information
10561 Sagle Road
Sagle, ID 83860-8836
United States
DUNS: 828672829
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Scott Brusaw
 President & CEO
 (208) 263-2537
Business Contact
 Scott Brusaw
Title: President & CEO
Phone: (208) 263-2537
Research Institution

As stated in the solicitation, the pavement infrastructure in the US covers a large surface area and requires intensive energy and natural resources. Vehicles that travel over these pavements are also resource intensive.

Solar Roadways Incorporated envisions replacing current asphalt surfaces with modular Solar Road Panels: structurally-engineered solar panels that can be driven upon. The roadway will generate electricity, become our nation’s power grid, and make all-electric vehicles practical. This system could produce three times more electricity than our nation uses and allow the road to pay for itself. This proposal will show that this project is not only technically feasible, but cost effective.

As a first step in developing a solar roadway, Solar Roadways Incorporated developed Solar Road Panels and installed them in a parking lot as a demonstration project during Phase II.

Refinement of the design and manufacturing process and further testing of the technology will be the focus of Phase IIB.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

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