Not so long ago, the American Company Dow Solar Has Developed a Solar Tile Powerhouse. IT Acts AS ALSO Generates Electricity.
Shingles is a Material for Roofing, Which IS Made of Allloy Cigs (Dislenide Copper, Indium, Gallium), Which Has by Far The Highest Rate of Energy Conversion. Photocells of this type? Ability to work event. Thanks to its flat shape, it will not spoil the view of the roof, so they can cover both the entire roof, and any part of it. The dimensions of the tiles – 25.4 cm x 57.9 cm x 1.27 cm, it can be installed by any qualified roofer.
As for the design of such tiles, it includes photovoltaic elements and a converter that converts direct current into alternating current for home use. As well as a monitoring system that allows you to keep track of all the information about the production and consumption. According to the company, energy savings can amount to 40-60%, a 20-year warranty on products, the system pays for itself in the first half of its life, but accurate data is not yet available.