Dow Drops Its Line of Solar Shingles

Dow Chemical is giving up on its line of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofing shingles.

Less than five years after entering the market, the company says it will accept orders for the Powerhouse Solar System only through July 28 and make its last shipments by August 10, MLive reported.

A Dow spokesperson said in an email that the company planned to “transition its Powerhouse platform to a licensing business model.”…read more