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Freedonia Roofing Expert Weighs in on Elon Musk’s Solar Plans

PRNewswire/ — Tesla founder Elon Musk recently announced plans to revolutionize the US Residential Roofing industry by producing solar shingles in conjunction with SolarCity, a company Tesla is in the process of acquiring. According to Musk, these new roofing shingles represent a significant advance in solar roofing both in terms of aesthetics and cost. SolarCity shingles are designed to look identical to conventional roofing

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Solar Panel EV Startup Goes Crowdfunding

Sono Motors have designed a self-chargeable battery-electric car named Sion that uses integrated photovoltaic panels on the body of the vehicle to charge the battery during the day. To raise funds to produce prototypes for trail runs and crash testing, the Munich-based startup turned to the online Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. Supporters came through, and the goal of reaching $167,000 (€150,000) was

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