In this section, we make you acquainted with the latest news on BIPV plants: recent R&D, major projects, commercially available systems, etc. Building-integrated photovoltaic systems are constructed as a part of building envelop. Such built-in solar modules are very popular because they combine high functionality and aesthetic appearance. Crystalline BIPV Directory | Thin-Film BIPV Directory

BIPV facade for new exhibition space in Switzerland
Switzerland-based Novartis has actually deployed a 36 kW building-integrated PV facade on its new exhibition center in Basel. The system features 10,680 organic PV modules from France's Asca.
May 16, 2022 // BIPV, Technology, Manufacturing News, Residential, Europe, Switzerland, Novartis
BIPV panels covering an entire building in Taiwan
The Sun Rock structure is possessed by Taiwan's power utility Taipower. It was covered with 4,000 square meters of PV panels deployed by Dutch architectural firm MVRDV.
Jan 19, 2022 // BIPV, Taiwan, BIPV panels, MVRDV, Winy Maas
Globe's 'Largest' Mfg Plant For BIPV Modules Commissioned in China
Sunman Energy has actually appointed its 1 GW lightweight solar modules production line in China Sunman Energy thinks the modules that consider as much as 5 kg can be deployed for numerous roofs that aren't solid enough to host traditionally hefty modules
Jan 11, 2022 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, bipv, Building-integrated photovoltaics, Building integrated PV, eArc, glassless solar module, Sunman Energy, Zhengrong Shi
Canadian BIPV Maker Mitrex Releases 800W Solar Panel
Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) is the assimilation of photovoltaics (PV) into the building envelope. Mitrex's new panels are made using its trademarked anti-reflecting technology, meant to optimize electricity generation, and also include a 25-year service warranty.
Dec 3, 2021 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, bipv, solar panel, Building-integrated photovoltaics, building integrated photovoltaics, Danial Hadizadeh, Mitrex Integrated Solar Technology
Great opportunities for solar cells as building materials
Building integrated photovoltaics, BIPV, is an expanding renewable energy source. This innovation makes use of photovoltaic or pv products to change standard building materials on roofing systems and facades.
Nov 19, 2021 // BIPV, Technology, bipv, Europe, Building-integrated photovoltaics, University of Stavanger, Hassan Gholami
JA Solar companions with waterproof technology firm for BIPV solutions
JA Solar is intending to develop new building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) items with a cooperation with Chinese waterproof materials producer Oriental Yuhong.
Oct 4, 2021 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, bipv, China, JA Solar, Asia, rooftop PV, Building-integrated photovoltaics, joint venture
Solar cells with 30-year lifetimes for power-generating windows
A brand-new transparency-friendly solar cell style can wed high performances with 30-year approximated life times, study led by the University of Michigan has revealed. It might lead the way for windows that additionally give solar power.
Sep 15, 2021 // BIPV, Technology, USA, China, Asia, solar cell, North America, efficiency, University of Michigan, Stephen Forrest
Clear power-generating windows based upon solar-thermal-electric conversion
Windows are one of the most significant heat exchange network between buildings as well as the outdoors atmosphere, making up 50% of the energy inflow/lost from structures. Using windows for energy effectiveness and also power generation is a powerful complement to the use of roofings and walls.
Aug 10, 2021 // BIPV, Technology, shanghai, efficiency, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, SICCAS, solar-thermal-electric conversion
Xinyi Solar boasts increasing of H1 profits but warns over solar glass headwinds
Solar glass supplier Xinyi Solar has reported a more-than-doubling of profits in H1 2021, however advised that weaker demand and lower rates for solar glass will certainly wet its lead to the 2nd half of the year.
Aug 9, 2021 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, solar glass, Xinyi Solar, upstream
Borosil Renewables to Spend Rs 500 Cr to Double Solar Glass Production
Borosil Renewables has prepare for doubling its capacity of solar glass producing to 900 tonnes daily with a financial investment of Rs 500 crore.
Apr 5, 2021 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, manufacturing, India, Asia, solar glass, Borosil Renewables, Borosil Solar Glass Manufacturing
Luminescent Solar Waveguide Windows Generate Energy From In And Out
Rice designers create polymer cores that reroute light from any type of source to solar cells.
Feb 26, 2021 // BIPV, solar cells, Rice University, luminescent solar concentrators, LSCs, Rafael Verduzco
BIPV facade system
Worldwide first façade system to cultivate micro-algae to generate heat and Biomass as renewable energy sources. SolarLeaf Hamburg
Feb 25, 2021 // BIPV, Germany, Europe, Strategic Science Consult of Germany, SSC, Colt International, Solar Leaf
Filipino Pupil Styles Solar Windows That Transforms Food Waste Into Renewable Resource
The first-ever sustainability champion of The James Dyson Award was granted to Carvey Maigue for inventing an ingenious method to tackle food waste and also using it to develop renewable resource sources therefore establishing a circular economic situation as well as mitigating climate modification.
Feb 15, 2021 // BIPV, Technology, Asia, Philippines, Tom Crawford, Solar Windows, Carvey Maigue, James Dyson Award
Solar awnings over parking lots aid business as well as consumers
The variety of people that possess electric cars (EVs) is increasing, yet they encounter a quandary: Unlike those who possess gasoline-burning cars, EV owners can not just stand out down to the corner gasoline station for a fill-up. Specifically in rural areas, charging stations can be scarce.
Feb 15, 2021 // BIPV, Technology, USA, North America, EV, Joshua Pearce, Richard Witte, Sanjay Deshmukh, Solar awnings
Developments in the BIPV Sector
The BIPV (Building Integrated PhotoVoltaic) has seen several advancements during the last couple of decades. The idea is to use PV modules in buildings in such a way that these modules become a part of the building’s facade, walls, roof or windows.
Feb 12, 2021 // BIPV, bipv, TESLA, pv modules, Building-integrated photovoltaics, Onyx Solar