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April 6th, 2017 at 10:00 am

Tesla’s new solar roof will cost less and keep your house off the Grid all day

We all know that nature is a powerful force. I was reminded just how powerful after last week’s wind storm, when the next day I found shingles from my roof littered on the lawn. I’ve been driving around the last week, and observing all the damage that storm caused, getting quotes from roofers, dealing with insurance, and realizing that I was not alone. One contractor said that they received 300 hundred calls in one day. All that damage caused by one storm. My roof looks like it needs to be replaced, and by the look of the other roofs in my neighborhood, I am not alone. Which of course left me day-dreaming about upgrading to include the new Solar Panels being produced by Tesla and Panasonic in Buffalo.

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November 12th, 2015 at 6:18 pm

Trillions of tiny solar panels could power the internet of things by 2020

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The internet of things will run your home, keep you healthy and even check how much food is in your fridge. With all of these objects being interconnected via a global network means a trillion new “smart sensors” will need to be installed around the world by 2020. But what’s going to power these devices?

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November 2nd, 2015 at 4:56 pm

Honda’s smart house of the future


Honda has designed a smart house that is an innovative eco-friendly, energy efficient lab, able to generate its own power as a solution to living off the grid.

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October 22nd, 2015 at 12:29 pm

Nokero Solar launches world’s most efficient light bulb


After nearly 6 years in the solar light business, Nokero Solar has finally created the perfect mix of performance and price.  This week they launched the world’s most efficient light bulb.

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September 28th, 2015 at 11:51 am

Wave Solar – a solar home energy generator


The Wave Solar is a home energy generator that makes electrical power, heat, hot water and air conditioning from a solar thermal panel.  The system is backed up by natural gas or propane for cloudy days or if the power goes out at night.

Wave Solar is one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase. The Inventor Showcase will take place October 10-11, 2015 at the NoCo Maker Faire. You will have a chance to take a look at the Wave Solar and many other amazing inventions.

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