NewEnergyNews: Serious Questions About Tesla’s Solar Roofs

NewEnergyNews

Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • TODAY’S STUDY: A Defense Of Rooftop Solar
  • QUICK NEWS, May 21: Stop Climate Change To Save “Tens Of Thousands” Species; Willing To Pay For New Energy; Lawmakers, Regulators Working To Grow EVs
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: About Mr. Pruitt
  • Weekend Video: The Impacts Are Now
  • Weekend Video: The Winds In New Mexico
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-More Migrants From Climate Change Than From War
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-India’s New Energy Jobs Boom
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Japan’s Nissan Moves Into Solar-Plus-Storage In UK
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Big Economic Boosts From EU Wind
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, May 17:

  • TTTA Thursday-Alaska On The Climate Change Front Lines
  • TTTA Thursday-The More Renewables, The More The Price Drops
  • TTTA Thursday-Building A Better Battery From Solar And Water
  • TTTA Thursday-Nuclear Power Going Broke
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Uptown Funk – Where will NYC get its peak demand capacity?
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Technology, markets and contracts — The keys to profiting from California's duck curve
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, May 22:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: New Numbers Show Grid Modernization Gaining
  • NO QUICK NEWS TODAY, DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY A MICROSOFT UPDATE. GRRR…

    Thursday, November 03, 2016

    Serious Questions About Tesla’s Solar Roofs

    5 Questions You Should Have About Elon Musk's New Solar Roofs; It's Too Soon To Say Whether They Have A Bright Future

    Mary Beth Griggs, November 2, 2016 (Popular Science)

    “…[SolarCity and Tesla just] announced the development of solar roofs…[T]he solar cell embedded in each durable glass-encased tile is designed to be completely invisible from the street, which is something that sets this solar roof apart from other rooftop solar options…But there are still a lot of questions…How will these solar tiles perform?...[The prototypes of the new solar tiles are 2 percent less efficient than] existing solar panel technology…As they move toward production in 2017, SolarCity may be able to increase efficiency…How well will the solar roof act like a roof?...[SolarCity says the] roofs will be held to all applicable solar and roofing standards…[Including] energy efficiency, water proofing, electrical/fire safety, resistance to wind/snow loading and hail impact…How much will they cost?...[SolarCity says the] roof will be priced to cost less than an equivalent roof type when projected utility bill savings are factored in…Will people still be able to lease the panels?...SolarCity says more information about financing options for solar roofs will be available in 2017…Will existing roofing companies be able to install these, or will homeowners need to go through SolarCity for installation?...The solar roofs will be a new roofing product, which will likely mean that roofers will need specialized training…” click here for more

    IFTTT Recipe: Share new blog posts to Facebook connects blogger to facebook

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home