Solar panels have many benefits as a way of powering and heating a home. However, they are not always the most attractive of products. Tesla is out to prove that it doesn’t have to be this way with their new invisible solar roof tiles. The panels received their grand unveiling on the set of Desperate Housewives.
It was a neat trick to show that the most attractive LA homes can still look great with a solar energy installation. Elon Musk’s team had stripped the old roofs and replaced them with these new glass tiles with solar cells inside. They still look like slate and tiled roofs, with no sign of solar tech. This is much more appealing than a big black mass of silicon cells.
So How Can A Solar Panel Be Invisible?
The trick comes down to the viewing angle of the tile. In the one angle, there …