New tech to help incorporate “built-in” solar from roof tiles, windows and cladding

October 12th, 2023

Renew Economy, Other, 11/10/2023, Rachel Williamson
Solar roof tiles, along with windows and even cladding that can generate solar power, are exciting new building materials, but figuring out how to integrate these – and cost them – at the design phase of a building is difficult. […] CSIRO’s Data Clearing House platform is signing up 200 buildings to test its premise of turning them into smart buildings that can offer flexible demand and behave like batteries, by synchronising the power draw from the likes of air conditioners and hot and cold water systems to when renewables are peaking in the grid.

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