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Tesla, Solar City unveil building-integrated solar PV panel

by Futures Centre, Nov 6
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Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has unveiled a building-integrated solar photovoltaic panel, with the aim to make rooftop solar more affordable, better looking and longer lasting that a regular tiled roof.

In collaboration with SolarCity, the jointly branded camouflaged solar panel eliminates the need for separate roofing materials and solar panels traditionally used in roof-mounted solar.

Instead, the stylish glass roofing tiles have photovoltaics embedded into the material, creating a seamless look nearly indistinguishable from conventional tiling.

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