Hanergy swings at Tesla with a thin-film solar tile
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Hanergy swings at Tesla with a thin-film solar tile

Tesla Solar Roof - RGS Energy Powerhouse - Hanergy Solar - and others. The market definitely believes that you homeowners are interested in a product different than standard rectangle solar panels. In my history of residential solar construction, I met plenty of homeowners who were focused on aesthetics. The Harergy play is interesting for two reasons 1. Hanergy is a big company and can make something happen. 2. Hanergy is using a thin film solar cell, and they are one of the world's leaders at making a high efficiency thin film product. (more…)
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Flexible Solar Panels May Be the Wave of the Future
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Flexible Solar Panels May Be the Wave of the Future

The art of paper cutting, or Kirigami, is an extremely skilled ancient Japanese art form the creates beautiful pieces with just paper and a cutter. Artists transcend two-dimensional space to create flawless images, sometimes thinking about their piece backwards, from finish to start, in order to engineer it correctly. While Kirigami maintains itself in the art world, its technique can be applied to many other fields, such as science. Well, even more specifically, the world of solar. Scientists have developed what’s known as the Kirigami structure. Through this design, the solar system is more efficient and able to generate a lot…
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