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Sat Aug 10, 2013, 10:32 AM

2. That sounds interesting, but I have to wonder about .....

 

On the research and development end, Fraunhofer USA’s Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) is working on rooftop solar kits that can be assembled like an IKEA product and attached to a roof without drilling or infrastructure. A compact wireless system would then integrate with the local utility using a preset system. In essence: a user-friendly plug-and-play solar system that should escape the need for rooftop inspection or permitting processes.


A kit that the homeowner can assemble on the roof? Without drilling or infrastructure? And without inspections or permits?

And a "compact wireless system" that integrates with the utility? Does that somehow include the electrical connection of power to/from the grid? Again, without inspections and permits?

It would be nice, but I'd like to hear a lot more about how that would work and how they get around the permitting and inspection processes.

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