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Solar Cell Roof Tile

posted Jul 7, 2009, 1:30 PM by Quoc-Anh Vuong   [ updated Jul 7, 2009, 1:40 PM ]

What is it?

Solar cell attached/glued on roof tile. The roof tile has conductor at each edge, opposite polarity, so when the tile is place on top of each other, it connected & conduct electricity to the edge of the roof line. At the edge of the roof line, there will be a special roof tile (round) to cover & take the electricity to the top of the roof & enter into the attic where the electricity will be stored & converted, ready to use.

With whom are we going to compete?

Other non-powered roof shingles manufactures

How much does it take to make?

Don't know. But should be comparable to un-powered roof shingles.

Who are going to buy/use?

All builders & homeowners, who want to use solar energy

Where are we going to sell/provide service?

Sell online & through distributors

How are we going to market?

Don't know

So, how much do we really need?

Don't know. Need to research & build prototypes