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A lot of sunlight hits tall office buildings, only to go to waste.
Their relatively small roofs don’t offer much space for solar panels. A solar array crammed onto the top of a typical office tower could produce, at best, a tiny fraction of the electricity the building and its tenants need.
But what if the building’s windows could serve as solar panels?
Pythagoras Solar in San Mateo has developed a window laced with solar cells, a window that generates and saves electricity at the same time.