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Tesla Solar Roof
03-02-2017, 05:58 PM #1
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:14,725 Threads:412 Joined:Jun 2012
We are getting there! yay.gif

Quote:The company is taking orders right now for the solar roof, but Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that installations will start during summer 2017. Musk refused to give details about pricing, but said that it will be competitive with traditional roof and solar systems.

https://electrek.co/2016/10/28/tesla-sol...s-gallery/
03-02-2017, 06:10 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,141 Threads:1,459 Joined:Feb 2011
Nice! cheers.gif
03-02-2017, 06:48 PM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:30,835 Threads:1,430 Joined:Feb 2011
Sweet! yay.gif
This has been talked about for 20 years, I'd love to see it come to fruition.

wonder.gif
03-02-2017, 07:10 PM #4
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,141 Threads:1,459 Joined:Feb 2011
Still waiting for that solar paint though... 13.gif
03-03-2017, 08:13 PM #5
Cynicalabsurdance Member
Posts:7,884 Threads:186 Joined:Feb 2011
I've got Solar Skin

we call it Melanoma ( something ? )
It was Cheap , came free actually ,,

However , has absolutely no re-sale value whatsoever .

Not many in the Market for free skin cancer

Maybe Musk would like to buy mine .
03-23-2017, 11:31 PM #6
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:14,725 Threads:412 Joined:Jun 2012
Another breakthrough...and I hope it will be inexpensive when they finally get it off the assembly line and into stores.

Quote:That a new solar cell broke a record for efficiency isn’t terribly groundbreaking. Incremental improvements happen all the time. But this time, the record cells were built using techniques that are easier to transfer to assembly lines.

The new cells, produced by Kaneka, Corp. in Japan, were 26.3% efficient at converting sunlight into electricity, closing in on the theoretical limit for crystalline silicon solar cells, which is 29%.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/tech/r...d=35771323



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