The SolaRail from is encased in glass, weighs 90 pounds, and can generate 42 watts under peak conditions. It's used in a building in the Tribeca part of Manhattan where each balcony has 14 modules. It's a good example of how thin-film solar cells open up possibilities for building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV).
June 20, 2008 12:17 PM PDT
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET News.com
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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