Glass Surface

Glass Surface

How did you choose glass for the surface of Solar Road Panels?

Scott visited two of the three top materials research labs in the U.S. looking for a strong enough transparent material to cover the solar cells. The experts all suggested glass. Glass is harder than steel and can be made bullet-proof and bomb-resistant.

If there is an accident, will the glass break and will people be cut?

No, the glass is very unlikely to break and if it did it would break in a similar way to a car windshield and would not cut anyone. 

What keeps the glass from being slippery?

SR glass has a traction which is very similar to asphalt. In fact, SRPs have to pass the same tests.