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GREAT DESIGN.. this is a SOLAR roof - the ENTIRE roof... can't see the solar panels.. an attractive alternative to the solar panels of yesteryear...

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SoloPower rolls out flexible rooftop solar panels

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Thin film solar panels are very light; they stick to the metal roof. Peel and stick solar panels are designed to be used on a new or an existing roof or building where weights and wind lift may be a concern. If weight on the roof or wind lift was a concern when you considered the solid solar panels then the thin film solar panels may be the right option for you, and they work for commercial as well as residential buildings. Thin film solar panels use fewer materials than crystalline solar…

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The FusionSolar solar system includes thin-film photovoltaics fused into standing-seam panels, blending in with the roof and eliminating the need for penetrations. The turnkey system comes with all components, schematics, and specifications for wiring; roofing professionals install the roof as they would a standard metal roof, the company says. Solar capacity is customizable, scaled to deliver 3-, 5-, 10-, 15-, 30-, 60-, or 120-kW-sized output. The thin-film laminate is durable enough to be…

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Paper-thin printed solar cells could provide power for 1.3 billion people

Paper-thin printed solar cells could provide power for 1.3 billion people | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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Flexible & Lightweight Solar Fabric by FTL Solar

FTL has two main solar products – the Powermod 285 and the Powermod 1200, which are rated at 285 W and 1200 W, respectively. It can be used as a sun shade in your backyard. The fabric can basically be installed in the same ways you would utilize a tarp. The Powermod 285 can easily produce enough power to run phones, computers, fans, power tools, lights.... http://inhabitat.com/flexible-lightweight-solar-fabric-by-ftl-solar/

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Photovoltaic thin-film laminate is integrated with standing seam metal roof panels for a sleek appearance. It’s bonded directly to the standing seam roof panels in the factory. Found an updated link.

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Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof

Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof Here is an inconvenient truth that advocates of alternative energy sources are reluctant to admit – solar panels are an eyesore. Especially in a residential setting, they detract from the aesthetic of any house, no matter how much the owner tries to convince you otherwise. Think about the streets in your neighborhood, and ask yourself how many of them actually have visible solar panels, and you will quickly realize that they are not very popular. However…

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Integrated solar roof. The south face of this standing-seam metal roof is overlaid with a four kilowatt array of thin film solar panels. truexcullins.com

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