Energy Solutions: Commercial • Residential • Public/Government • Non-profit
DC Demo House, Solar Shingles


  • 54 solar shingles, each capable of 65 watts of power
  • installed on roof of ranch home wired for Direct Current (DC)
  • location was parking lot of Next Energy in Detroit, a tech incubator
  • wired in 8 strings, each with Max Power Point Tracker
  • connected to 380 VDC bus and existing Rectifier
  • manufacturer assist from LUMA Resources (Allen Bros Roofing), Rochester MI
  • electrical assist from (Jim) Bates Electric