SolTech Energy: Nothing says "afterthought" like a rectangle of solar panels slapped onto the roof of a house with no visual relationship with the rest of the structure. Swedish company SolTech Energy brings solar in a different direction with their roofing tiles, made from ordinary glass in the shape of (gasp) ordinary roofing tiles. Why has no one thought of this sooner?
This solar energy harvesting concept *could* revolutionise solar power on Earth - allegedly 30% more energy efficient than traditional PV panels, it magnifies rays from the sun (and moon) through a glass globe.
TESLA POWERWALL - Energy Storage for the Home ---------------------------------------------------- The Tesla Motor Company, who specialise in Electric Vehicles, also use their Lithium-Ion battery technology for domestic power storage systems. This means that you can take "off-peak" cheaper energy from the grid and store it in your battery system to use when YOU want to. #Tesla #tech #science #cleanenergy
SolTech's Beautiful Glass Roof Tiles Heat Your Home With Solar Energy
Glass Housewarming Tiles by SolTech Energy : Made of ordinary glass, the slick looking tiles are installed on top of a black nylon canvas with air slots below which absorbs sunlight, heating the indoors as well as being used to heat water.
Rayton's new super-efficient, affordable solar panels could trump fossil fuels
Striking another blow to the oil and gas industries, an American solar company has developed technology that can produce super-efficient solar power that’s cheaper than fossil fuels. Rayton Solar’s new solar panel manufacturing technology uses 50 to 100 times less silicon than other technologies, cutting out large amounts of the most costly component of solar panels