The Netherlands, famous for their alternative energy initiatives, announced their intent to update highway infrastructure in the country.
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The glowing highways will save money on electrical wiring costs, lightbulb expenses, construction delays, etc. The highway updates are an ongoing project, expected to be completed some time in 2014 or 2015.
Depending on the success of the update, other nations are likely to pick up on this strategy and begin implementations of their own. Already in the U.S., several cities have adopted smart sidewalks, while others have begun small rollouts of smart street lights.
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