02 Jun '16, 4pm

Innovative Solar Canopy offers smart solution for New Yorkers looking to install solar

With building code restrictions and numerous other physical obstacles, New York rooftops aren’t exactly the easiest places to install flat solar panels . One enterprising startup, Brooklyn SolarWorks , has devised an ingenious way to make solar power generation much easier to implement in urban environments. The Solar Canopy is an elevated tent-like structure covered in 2.5- by 5-foot photovoltaic panels that stands 10 feet above a roof, making it work around common city code regulations.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/innovative-solar-canopy-offers-s...

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