SMASHSolar snap together solar panels are the first of its kind
Solar offers сhеар, rеlіаblе energy tо роwеr оur lіvеѕ. But solar іnѕtаllаtіоnѕ have rеmаіnеd соmрlісаtеd, соѕtlу, and unаttrасtіvе аddіtіоnѕ to our hоmеѕ. It’s essentially trading off efficiency and future costs for those gaudy, huge solar panels on your roof. Solar enthusiasts and unfortunate neighbors know what I’m talking about.
SmashMount has created the world’s fіrѕt snap-together PV mоdulе. What’s so great about it is that it’s fast tо install, gеnеrаtеѕ mоrе роwеr, аnd looks beautiful on thе rооf. These elegantly-designed ѕnар mоuntѕ directly attach to thе roof and have cut the installation time in half as compared to traditional systems.
They have been dubbed “Solar LEGO’s”
This cutting edge company has taken solar installations to a new level. Claiming to be the world’s first direct-attach solar module, the amount of time and steps needed to complete an installation have been halved. The system simply snaps together and attaches directly to a shingle roof. “SMASH is designing products that make solar power like any other household appliance – affordable, beautiful to live with, and easy to install,” said Neil Goldberg, SMASHsolar chief design officer.
SMASH Ceo, Troy Tyler states,”Simple, snap together frameless module sysems most certainly have a place in the market, owing to their cutting of installation time and lowering the level of technical expertise needed for said installation. Both should reduce costs considerably, and also appeal more to people who want to do the installations themselves.”
Their modernistic solar set saves up to $0.15/W on the overall system cost by reducing the number of installation steps and technical ‘know-how’. Fifteen cents may not seem to be significant, but multiply that by thousands of Watts, and you will really start to see the savings.
SMASHsolar was created with the customer in mind, that’s for sure. They are a dedicated company to breaking down barriers in the industry. With the very first direct attach system for dual-glass photovoltaic (PV) modules, SMASHsolar harnesses elegance with a lower overhead cost. They are a recipient of a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative Incubator Program and the 2014 winner of SPI Startup Alley Challenge.
This company really has a vision and we thank them for it. With clean energy becoming more of a global concern and initiative, it’s such a ‘breath of fresh air’ to see companies’ such as SMASHsolar step up to the plate to do something about our carbon footprint.