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It's almost here - the DOW POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle

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DOW POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle: Making Renewable Energy a Reality for Everyone.





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Spring 2011DOW POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle: Making Renewable Energy a Reality for Everyone.
The shingle that powers your home is almost here. In the meantime, we wanted to update you on some exciting news in solar technology. You're part of a growing movement that's looking to switch to clean, renewable energy. And Dow has been busy turning solar potential into solar reality. Click here to find out how solar is growing across the U.S. A Few Facts on the DOW POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle System:
It works like a residential shingle – in both its installation technique and in the roofing protection it provides.It generates solar electricity by integrating solar cells into the design. In other words, the shingle is the solar panel, and the solar panel is the shingle.It's going to be on rooftops before the end of 2011 in select U.S. markets. We will keep you posted on its availability. Sola…

New Solar Roofing Option is Win-Win

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On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 9:13 AM, Scott's Contracting <scottscontracting@gmail.com> wrote:

A Roof that: Generates Electricity is a Win-Win for Generating Clean Electricity and Protecting your Home-Scotty

Does your Shingle Roof need Replaced? Consider a Roofing Shingle that also creates Electricity.  The new DOW POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle Received UL Certification as a Roofing Material that creates Clean Green Energy via the Integrated Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Producing System. 

The DOW™ POWERHOUSE™ solar shingle has chosen thin-film CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium deSelenide) as the PV material in the Solar Shingle to convert the Suns Rays into use-able Electricity for your Home and Business.

DOW™ POWERHOUSE™ solar shingle will become available to the US public mid 2011.  Till then Scotts Contracting will be researching the Electrical Out-Put, Efficiency, and Other variables that are needed to determine if the Solar Shingle is a cost-effective option for your Integrated Ro…

Solar and the Novermber Election- Political Issues vs Industry

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Rhone Resch: An Industry, Not an Issue By David Wagman, Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World North America magazine   |   October 13, 2010   Rhone Resch looks to the November mid-term elections and worries that renewable energy–and solar in particular–may be cast as a political issue and not recognized as the industry both have become.
Tulsa, OK, USA -- "Any time you are embraced by the administration it's a great thing, but opponents to the administration can make it work against you," said Resch, the 44-year-old president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association. This Washington, D.C.-based trade group represents the interests of the solar energy industry. Resch said he expects the mid-term congressional elections to result in more of a numerical balance between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill. But he also believes fewer opportunities will exist for Congress to pass aggressive legislative initiatives that benefit renewables. The solar industry became…