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New concrete roof includes thin-film PV cells to generate power

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 21, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Oct 20, 2017

Digital design and fabrication techniques allowed researchers in Switzerland to create a curvy, super thin concrete roof that will one day help a residential unit to produce more power than it consumes. Using the innovative methods, the researchers assembled the roof with much less materials than would otherwise be needed. The concrete roof is also equipped with thin-film photovoltaic cells to generate energy. Related:





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