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

Solarstone's 60-MW Factory: Powering 6,000 Homes in Europe
Solarstone's newest 60-MW factory in Viljandi, Estonia is the largest BIPV manufacturing facility in Europe, producing 13,000 solar panels a month to power 6,000 homes yearly. Sunly and Biofuel OU provided the necessary backing for the A+ rated PV-testing facility, making Solarstone's efficient PV-framing kits available in 10 markets.
Oct 4, 2023 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, Europe, Estonia, Solarstone
Power-Generating Windows: Panasonic's Perovskite Solar Cells
Panasonic's new power-generating window harnesses perovskite solar cells for a conversion efficacy of 17.9%. Learn how the see-through module utilizes inkjet printing and a horizontal stripe pattern to generate hundreds of millions of dollars.
Sep 1, 2023 // BIPV, Panasonic
Perovskite Windows Slash Energy Waste, Carbon Emissions in Buildings"
New study from US National Renewable Energy Laboratory finds perovskite-based thermochromic windows could lead to massive energy savings and reduce carbon emissions in buildings across all climate zones in the US.
Feb 13, 2023 // BIPV, Technology, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Perovskite Windows
Wienerberger expands its business with BIPV in UK and Ireland
Wienerberger UK and Ireland is introducing a new solar roof covering system. The business, which comes from the Austrian brick manufacturer Wienerberger AG, is cooperating with Westech Solar (UK) Ltd of Oxford on this project.
Feb 6, 2023 // BIPV, UK, Ireland, Europe, Wienerberger
In Germany, A New Dimension In BIPV Forms
In the western Münster region of Germany, the new administration structure of the Gronau local utility has a facade that will create eco-friendly solar power in the future. BGT Bischoff Glastechnik GmbH incorporated the custom-designed solar modules made by ASCA-- an ARMOR Group business and also globe market leader in organic photovoltaics (OPV)-- right into the facade glass.
Jan 13, 2023 // BIPV, solar modules, sustainability, ASCA solar film, BGT Bischoff Glastechnik, building integration of photovoltaics, customised solar solutions
Enphase Makes Inroads in Bareilly With 754kW Installation
The mix of solar as well as roof covering by means of the InRoof system appears to have actually helped Enphase convince the customer to Enphase InRoofsee the long-term benefits associated with its microinverter based solutions.
Dec 19, 2022 // BIPV, Rooftop PV, bipv, Enphase, Building-integrated photovoltaics, Sunil Thamaran, Aditya goel, Ashish Khandelwal, B.L. Agro, InRoof system, Ornate solar, SRFC
Solar cells as part of the house façades of the future
Photovoltaic panel with various colors can be incorporated in the façades of buildings as well as end up being a visually interesting part of the architecture. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is teaming up with façade specialist HSHansen to document the result of different-colored photovoltaic or pv elements.
Nov 15, 2022 // BIPV, Technology, solar cells, DTU, Technical University of Denmark, Sune Thorsteinsson
Factory in China Boasts World's Largest Building-Integrated Solar Project
An architectural ceramic factory in China is now the world's biggest building-integrated photovoltaic or pv (BIPV) project, where 665,000 square metres of photovoltaic panels built into 11 rooftop applications will certainly provide all the electricity the facility utilizes.
Sep 12, 2022 // BIPV, Sungrow, China, Asia, James Wu
Best Solar Brick Paver Lights
Solar light bricks are ideal for accessorizing your outdoor brick pavements, backyard, alleys, walking paths, gardens, yard, lawns, or patio. They are perfect for lighting and decorating outdoor spaces. The lights bring out a beautiful eye-catching atmosphere at night. Their rugged reinforced design can also withstand heavy loads.
Sep 6, 2022 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, Solar, solar light bricks, solar paver lights, KINKAI, Blumoo, LampLust, CHU&WHITE, XINGTONG, ZERIRA, JHBOX
Best Solar Curtain Lights
Are you seeking outdoor solar curtain lights but unsure which brand is suitable for you? This review will provide you with essential info on solar lights and point out the best curtain lights on the market.
Sep 6, 2022 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, Solar, Solar Curtain Lights, OxyLED, Echosari, DealBeta, PSBOXS
Sungrow Sets Up World's Largest BIPV Project in China
Sungrow, the worldwide leading inverter and power storage space solution vendor, has actually revealed that it has actually supplied its featured inverter solutions to a 120 MW BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaic) plant in Gaoan, Central China's Jiangxi Province. The project is the globe's largest BIPV project to date and also was appointed for the initial stage in June 2022.
Aug 25, 2022 // BIPV, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Sungrow, China, PV plant, Asia, Building Integrated Photovoltaic, energy storage solution supplier, inverter solutions, iSolarCloud
Applying perovskite solar cells onto BIPV steel items
Swansea University will certainly work together with Indian multinational Tata Steel to check out perovskite solar cell products that could be used directly onto covered steel to make building-integrated PV components. The partnership will certainly contribute to an "active buildings" project that the Welsh university has been competing numerous years.
Jul 15, 2022 // BIPV, Technology, bipv, India, solar cells, Asia, Building-integrated photovoltaics, Swansea University, Tata Steel
Canadian BIPV Company Mitrex Launches PV Plus Noise Barriers For Highways
By combining PV power generation with a noise barrier function, Mitrex has looked for to lower barriers to adoption for its highway generation idea.
Jun 13, 2022 // BIPV, Mitrex, Durisol, noise reduction coefficient, Noise reduction highway, PVNB, silentium, Solar innovation, sustainable highways
Solar window firm ClearVue signs LoI for commercial installation in Atlanta
Australian solar window company ClearVue Technologies Ltd (ASX: CPV) on Wednesday said it has authorized a letter of intent (LoI) for its first commercial installation in North America that can see its patented solar power windows fitted in at a new office building in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jun 8, 2022 // BIPV, Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, ClearVue, Atlanta
JinkoSolar showcases 13.08%- efficient transparent TOPCon solar module for BIPV, agrivoltaics
The new solar module can be purchased with different levels of transparency, depending upon the project, with light transmittance ranging in between 30% and also 40%. It has a power output of 245 W to 300 W as well as a temperature coefficient of -0.30% per C.
May 25, 2022 // BIPV, Manufacturing News, bipv, China, JinkoSolar, Asia, Building-integrated photovoltaics, solar module