The picture could be from any small town in the United States. The only thing that stands out is the colour of the road and car park in the town in Idaho: they have been surfaced with hexagonal plates that are green. The plates are made of tempered glass and hide solar panels underneath. The road and car park produce electricity. The image is only an artist's rendition of the novel idea but a small car park complete with solar panels already exists in reality.
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Future road generates energy
Electrical engineer Scott Brunsaw and his wife Julie Brunsaw are the founders of Solar Roadways, a company developing technology for generating electricity with solar panels embedded in the road surface.