Getting over the Shingles

Treehugger Reports on Sharp’s new “solar modules.” These water and wind resistant shingles replace not only unsightly rooftop solar panels, but also the roofing itself:

    These solar roof shingles integrate into the roof in the same manner as common,flat concrete tiles, and can be easily replaced individually. They screw to the existing roof battens, so no additional framing materials or extra roof penetrations needed.”