Articles about The Ray

The Ray Hosts Competition at their Solar EV Charger Through Month of July

Visit the Solar EV Charger, post about it, and get a chance to win

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New Solar-Powered EV Charging Station on I-85 in Georgia Delivers 300% More Power

Nation’s Only Smart, Green Highway Project Upgrades to 175 kW Fast Charging

The Ray, Donovan Energy, and ABB have partnered to upgrade the solar-powered electric vehicle charging station located at the visitor information center (VIC) located off Interstate 85 in West Point, Georgia. This station replaces the original solar-powered EV charging station that The Ray installed with Kia in 2015--the first in the Southeast.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2020

Our quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for all of the latest news from the Foundation and our key funding initiatives.

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The Ray’s Highway of The Future Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

AEM brings The Ray to life in Las Vegas March 10-14

From March 10th through the 14th, The Ray is partnering with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) to bring The Ray to CONEXPO-CON/AGG, North America’s largest construction trade show, in Las Vegas. CONEXPO-CON/AGG features the latest equipment advances and newest technology applications in utilities and every aspect of construction.

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Georgia DOT, UGA and The Ray Test Alternatives to Traditional Land Management Strategies on I-85

Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), The Ray, and the University of Georgia’s College of Environment + Design (UGA CED) are pleased to provide a major update to the living vegetative lab spanning the diamond interchanges at Exit 6 on Interstate-85.

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Chattahoochee Nature Center Recognized for Georgia's First Highway Pollinator Garden

Reprinted from

The Chattahoochee Nature Center was recognized for its efforts with The Ray, which is 18 mi. of highway along I-85, near the Alabama border.

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Inside the World's First Regenerative Highway

Reprinted from Interior Design Innovation

The Ray is setting revolutionary plans in motion to build a better road using cutting-edge technology in honor of Ray C. Anderson.

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The Ray is Highlighted in Book: The Liberating Promise of Philanthropy

The Ray was highlighted in a 2019 book: The Liberating Promise of Philanthropy in an excerpt entitled "Forward Thinking Philanthropy."

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First U.S. Solar Road Gets a Technical Upgrade - More Energy Production Expected

The Ray, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), and international infrastructure innovator Colas have unveiled an upgraded version of the Wattway solar road at the Visitor Information Center located at Exit 1 on Interstate 85.

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“Connected Roads” Lane Markings on The Ray to Improve Driver Safety & Facilitate Safe Testing of Self-Driving Vehicles

3M’s Connected Roads All Weather Elements are designed for high visibility in all weather conditions, by both human and machine-operated vehicles.

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