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Solar Roof tiles Continue to make slow, steady progress

Solar shingles, or solar roof tiles, are made of slim photovoltaic (PV) sheets that either overlay or replace the existing shingles on a roof. They absorb sunlight and convert it into electricity. The majority of shingles will produce anywhere between 13 and 63 watts of power and are outshined by panels in terms of efficiency […]

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Meyer Burger to Expand into Solar Roof Tiles, Acquires Related IP

Meyer Burger Technology AG is planning to expand its portfolio to include a roof-integrated high-performance solar system, which can be easily installed like traditional roof tiles. Thun-headquartered mechanical engineering company, Meyer Burger Technology AG develops and produces systems with which solar cells can be manufactured and electrically connected. To accelerate the product launch, the firm […]

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Tesla Begins Solar Rooftop Tiles Manufacturing in Buffalo

More than twelve Tesla workers, including Musk and Chief Technical Officer JB Straubel, had the solar rooftops introduced on their homes a year ago as a feature of an underlying test case program. Tesla announced it has started manufacturing its premium solar rooftop tiles at the organization’s Buffalo, New York industrial facility, a month ago […]

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IKEA Geared Up To Enter Into US Residences With Solar

IKEA will deploy residential solar systems in the United States this fall competing with Tesla in the future. IKEA will partner with US residential energy service provider SunPower Corporation to launch the Home Solar programme, which will first be introduced in the centre of US residential solar energy, California, which accounts for 40% of the […]

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US SEC Initiates Investigation Against Tesla Over Disclosures Linked To Solar Tiles

In a move widely seen as an acknowledgement of the complaint by a former Tesla employee, Steven Henkes, the US securities regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has initiated investigations into the allegations on Tesla, for failing to notify its shareholders and the public about fire risks associated with its solar panel systems. The investigations […]

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World’s 1st Commercial Installation of Perovskite Solar Cells in Poland

Poland-based Saule Technologies, a perovskite solar tech company, has launched its first installation of photovoltaic blinds – sun breakers with perovskite solar cells. This world’s first commercial implementation of perovskite solar cell technology was a collaboration with Aliplast, said the company. Saule’s new product was first presented in October 2020. The profiles with solar modules, […]

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These 5 Firms Moved To Solar in 2021. How Many Will Follow?

Indian corporates across energy-intensive sectors are increasingly adopting solar for captive use, the latter comprising a solar power plant that is deployed by a company for its own consumption. That is, power generated by such a solar power plant is consumed entirely by the developing company itself. For instance, Mumbai-headquartered auto major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. […]

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Swedish Solar Installer SunRoof Raises €4.5 Million

Sweden based residential solar rooftops installer, SunRoof closed a Euro 4.5 million funding round led by Inovo Venture Partners, a Poland based investor which backs early-stage and post-traction startups. It was the second round of investment of the seed extension round in under six months, taking total funding to Euro 6.5 million. The funding was […]

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