13 Aug '16, 6pm

Elon Musk is developing a roof made entirely out of solar panels

My company, OPTICAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES INC.. developed and proposed a 50 year glass roof that looks like a skylight, made from off the shelf PV panels flashed into conventional shingle roofs over six months ago. It is described in our website: http://www.opticalenergy.com/hybrid. Not only does this system generate electricity, it also generates domestic hot water by capturing the heat generated by the panels. By pre-heating the hot water it actually improves the efficiency of the PV panels electrical output by cooling them to near their 77F rated temperatures. A solar thermal version of this system SOLAROOF, using heat pipes mounted between rafters behind tempered glass, was designed and constructed in Trumbull CT in 2012, and is described in our website http://www.opticalenergy.com/SOLAROOF. Mr. Musk can save significant costs on his proposed development (as well as poss...

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