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Solar Tiles Could Eclipse Photovoltaic Solar Panels

The familiar conventional solar panel that springs to mind when someone mentions solar power could be replaced by the new trend of integrating solar technology into buildings. The increasing popularity for building integrated photovoltaics is aided by the advances in microgeneration technology including solar roof tiles, shingles and even special sheeting that can be incorporated into other building materials which is coated in layers of atomised photovoltaic material.

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New Solar Tower Begins Commercial Production

Solar technology company Abengoa Solar announced this week that their second solar tower in Seville, Spain, PS20, has begun commercial production with the capacity to power 10,000 homes, which will prevent 12,000 tons of CO2 being released into the atmosphere.

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