Putting Your Roof To Work – Dow Unveil Solar Shingles

Dow Chemicals has come up with an easy-to-install solar-power-generating shingle utilizing thin film solar cells. The shingles are intended to replace typical asphalt shingles and are installed (with nails) in the same way. According to a company spokesman from Dow’s Solar Solutions business unit the shingles will supply enough juice to meet 40 percent to 80 percent of a typical house’s electrical  needs.

Full New York Times business story here.