What are solar shingles or solar tiles?

Written by U.S.SolarEnergy

Solar shingles or tiles, popularized by Tesla’s Solar Roof, is an emerging technology – it is still difficult to run a cost-benefit analysis or calculate your return on investment.
According to Garret Nilsen, acting director for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office,“it’s definitely a more nascent and very minor part of the residential solar installation space today.”