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Solar Cells Help Windows Generate Electricity

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Beth Stackpole
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Another reason windows key to energy bill savings
Beth Stackpole   8/15/2012 8:34:33 AM
If these solar cells can really be effective in generating electricity--and consquently saving lots on an energy bill--what a boon for consumers. I would hope that if the technology reaches the commercialization stage that the makers offer both windows with the technology baked in, but also some sort of upgrade or modification kit for those of us who own homes and don't want to go through the expense of subbing out existing windows for new models. That is a major, major project.

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