Solar Shingles

What’s your favorite solar shingle style?

With the explicit goal of making solar panels as appealing as electric cars have become, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled the company’s newest product: solar roof tiles manufactured with durable, long lasting tempered-glass. The slogan, “Power from above, beauty from the street” captured the product and theme of the unveiling, which took place at…

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Tesla Announces Solar Shingles

Elon Musk unveils Solar Roof (2016.10.28) During a press event at Universal Studios in L.A., Elon Musk announces that Tesla will build and sell its own line of solar panels with integrated batteries. Coupled with the also unveiled PowerWall 2, it will allow residential homeowners to replace their entire roof with solar panels, making it…

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A Guide to Solar Roof Tiles: The Next Big Thing

Over the last 20 years, solar power has become increasingly popular as a form of reliable renewable energy. And with the rise of new technology, innovations like solar roof tiles have made solar power even more affordable and accessible. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at some of the features of solar roof…

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Dow POWERHOUSE™ Shingles No Longer Available

Dow announced on June 28, 2016, that it will cease manufacturing POWERHOUSE™modules. As part of the transition to cease POWERHOUSE™ operations, we will no longer be providing design services for new projects. Dow will continue to support warranties issued on existing POWERHOUSE™ Systems. If you have questions regarding your warranty, please contact Dow at 1-855-DOW-SOLR…

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Solar Panel Shingles Gain in Popularity

Solar shingles are photovoltaic cells designed to look like and integrate with conventional asphalt roof shingles. First commercially available in 2005, solar shingles were much more costly than traditional “bolt-on” photovoltaic panels, and thus were used mainly by those wanting to go solar but maintain a traditional roofline. But more recently solar shingles have become…

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