New transparent solar panels would allow buildings to generate much of their own energy.

Coming soon: skyscrapers glazed with solar panels

The next big thing in solar power is windows. After all, there are only so many roofs and deserts in the world – and solar panels that can create energy while fulfilling another function at the same time will always go down better than bulky, expensive technology which must be specially installed fo…

from FB-RSS feed for ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) http://www.citymetric.com/horizons/coming-soon-skyscrapers-glazed-solar-panels-1373

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