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We all know that rooftop solar panels are a way to generate clean energy but installing them still isn't a foolproof process. NRG CEO David Crane debuted an alternative at the conference that offers the same kind of benefits as rooftop PVs but without the worry of damage to roofs. Called the Solar Canopy, the structure offers shade and shelter just like a backyard gazebo but with the added benefit of having also having solar panels on top. The company plans to roll out the Solar Canopy by the end of the year.

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  1. Tafline Laylin May 9, 2013 at 8:27 am

    Wow, this is really fascinating. Thanks Yuka!

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