Solar roof tiles are electrical appliances

Solar roof tiles are covered by the WEEE Directive throughout the EU. Depending on their dimensions, they are classified as large or small electrical appliances (the edge length is the decisive factor).

As Haustec reported as early as 2019, solar roof tiles have so far led a niche existence. However, this solution is once again attracting greater attention in the fields of planning, architecture and installation.

Solar roof tiles are covered by the WEEE Directive throughout the EU. Depending on their dimensions, they are classified as large or small electrical appliances (the edge length is the decisive factor).

France is the only EU country with a class of its own: In the PV category there are “Tuiles photovoltaïques”. Here, the weight of the individual tile is the decisive factor to determine the price.

Should you have any questions, the consultancy team at take-e-way will be pleased to assist you. Please call +49/40/750687-0 or send an e-mail message to beratung@take-e-way.de.

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