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13 Comments

  1. Seriously
    August 17, 2015

    WHy do we have to be so negative. These roads are already being used in the Netherlands. Let’s hope one day this will make the world better, let’s pray that Dominica can be blessed with these roads to help our economy in some way not say stuff like the inventor will be killed or it’s a hoax without researching it. I’ve read about this since last year and prayer for the day that everyone can benefit from this.

    • Titiwi
      August 17, 2015

      GDP/per capita, world ranking as per the Wordlbank 2013:

      – Netherlands no.11
      – Dominica no. 96

    • jamesd
      August 17, 2015

      That would be great, except that’s not completely true. They did a test using a BIKE PATH not an actual road. Many of the issues raised with this idea has to do with durability and efficiency, both in terms of production of the material to surface and repair the roads and generation of electricity. I’m not particularly savvy in these areas so I can’t explain clearly enough as to why this idea is not feasible but if you do a youtube search you’ll find many videos debunking it. It’s telling enough that they chose to block comments on the official video. If this idea was solid it would hold up to criticism, even if it’s mostly negative.

  2. derp
    August 17, 2015

    yes, now as Skerrit said he want’s the new Roseau to be the most high tech in the Caribbean, waiting to see if he will bring this technology to the roads inside Roseau

  3. Titiwi
    August 17, 2015

    Pity we haven’t got moose in Dominica…….we’ve got plenty of dinosaurs though!

  4. who vex vex
    August 17, 2015

    We cannot get an international airport,
    Cannot afford to build new roads just resurface.
    Soi don’t think we will get this in our life time

  5. jamesd
    August 16, 2015

    Great stuff. Now we just need to get the people who believe the world might come to an end soon out of the way so we can put things like this in place to save the future.

    • jamesd
      August 16, 2015

      Hmm never mind this is apparently a hoax

  6. Patriot
    August 16, 2015

    Kudos to DNO for being visionary to share such useful information. We need more such articles and less of those which elicit idle chatter or political drama

  7. CLARITY
    August 16, 2015

    Opportunity for the opposition and government to AGREE that as a small country we cn be the guinea pig for experimenting this and other alternative energy prospects !

  8. Plato
    August 16, 2015

    Interesting. That’s all I will say for now.

  9. Truth
    August 16, 2015

    Hope the oil boys don’t railroad this one!

    • LANSAL
      August 17, 2015

      this guy and anybody who try and imlement this will be killed by the oil boys, its just a matter of time

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