These are Tesla’s stunning new solar roof tiles for homes Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk wasn’t kidding when he said that the new Tesla solar roof product was better looking than an ordinary roof: the roofing replacement with solar energy gathering powers does indeed look great. It’s a far cry from the obvious and somewhat weird aftermarket panels you see applied to roofs after the fact today. The solar roofing comes in four distinct… Read More #GreenTech #TC #Te
A little-known government program called the Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit helps put solar on your home. Learn how to reduce your utility payments by hundreds of dollars per year before the tax credit expires!
Have you ever wondered how solar electric systems work and power you home? Our infographic explores the process of converting energy from the sun into electricity for you home. For example, did you know that if your solar panels produce more electricity than your home uses, the meter spins backwards, sending the electricity back to the electric grid for future energy credits?
Is your dream to live off-grid in any place of your choosing? The tiny egg-shaped Ecocapsule could be the low-energy home you’re looking for. Designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, the Ecocapsule is a micro-shelter that packs an impressive sustainable punch—the ultra-portable house is powered by solar and wind energy, and also includes rainwater collection and filtration.
Tesla Powerwall: Game-changing batteries for homes and businesses, starting at $3,000 and unveiled the Tesla Powerwall storage system for homes and businesses. It's a 220-pound flat battery pack that hangs on a wall, as you can see on the image at the top of this article. It does three things: It can store solar energy if you have solar panels, second, it can store energy from the grid off-peak when power is cheapest and release it when power is most expensive