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GAF DecoTech Solar Roof Now Available In Southeastern Pennsylvania

March 18th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

Bachman's Roofing, Building & Remodeling, one of the largest roofing contractors in southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland, is now partnering with GAF Energy to offer its DecoTech solar roof products to customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. First things first: No, the GAF DecoTech integrated solar roof is not the same as a Tesla Solar Roof. But neither is it a traditional rack-mounted solar system. Installation takes only one day according to the company.


#Intersolar2020: Day 2 — Solar Innovations Abound At The San Diego Show

February 4th, 2020 | by Charles W. Thurston

New solar energy innovations are being unveiled at Intersolar 2020 in San Diego this week, including the California launch of a concrete solar shingle, a unique under-the-panel battery storage configuration, and a single-axis tracker that can accommodate a 10% grade on undulating sites. And one forward-looking company is now buying up broken solar panels in expectation of mining the components for recycling


What You Should Know Before Signing Up For A Tesla Solarglass Roof

January 26th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Solarglass Roof finally makes solar beautiful and easy to look at for folks who don't appreciate the look of conventional solar panels. I for one love solar and have always enjoyed the look of solar panels on a roof, but I also think the Solarglass roof tiles are more beautiful, more functional, and more durable than most traditional roofing surfaces


7 New(ish) Tesla Patents

January 3rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla is an innovation powerhouse. As part of that, it publishes a fair number of patents. We don't get around to publishing stories on every interesting patent we see, so here's a quick roundup of Tesla patents published in recent months that we haven't covered


2020 Tesla Predictions

January 2nd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Starting from this year onwards, I will place my predictions for the next 12 months in article form. Most of these predictions are based on historical facts or behavioural economics, and I would be happy if I am 50% correct by end of next year. My purpose for doing this is to mainly get a much broader critique to my predictions in the comments section, so please leave a comment whether you agree or not


Tesla Is Hiring Solarglass Installers Across The US In Support Of Version 3 Launch

December 1st, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced last month that version 3 of the Solarglass Roof was designed for high-volume production and installation. New job listings on Tesla's Careers page this week reveal that the company is also ramping up its efforts on the installation side of the equation, with numerous job listings and hiring events for new Tesla Solarglass installers across the country



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