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Nation’s 1st Pollinator-Friendly Right-of-Way Solar Project Moves Forward in Georgia
The Georgia Public Service Commission (Georgia PSC) has authorized funding for Georgia Power to construct, own and operate a one-megawatt solar array on Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) property at Exit 14 off Interstate 85, which is known as “The Ray.” Georgia will be the third state in the nation to utilize the grassy...
Aug 29, 2018 3:30 PM ET
The Highway Of The Future Might Someday Start In Georgia
Georgia, somewhere to the edge of Alabama. That is where the living laboratory for the highways of the future might come to be, thanks to the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.The website for The Ray project...
Aug 15, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Georgia is paving the way for a high-tech, sustainable highway
If you want to see what the highway of the future might look like, then you only need to drive down to Georgia. On an 18-mile segment of Interstate 85 — stretching from the city of LaGrange to the Alabama border, 67 miles from Atlanta — a consortium of government agencies, global companies, and academic researchers, along with the Ray C. Anderson...
Aug 13, 2018 1:15 PM ET
How The Ray Is Building a Greener Highway
The Ray, an environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.
Aug 8, 2018 12:30 PM ET
'The Ray': The Smartest Road in the U.S. Is Hidden Away in Rural Georgia
The Ray is a nonprofit foundation that is looking to make transportation safer and cleaner in the United States, one small patch of road at a time. We got a look at The Ray and the foundation's work during a press trip with automaker Kia. The South Korean automaker has a large presence in Georgia.
Aug 2, 2018 10:00 AM ET