28 Nov '11, 11am

Coloured and transparent solutions for solar BIPV

“Technology agnostic…” - Solar PV Based at Dow's European headquarters in Seneffe, Belgium, vice president Eric Peeters is on a mission to drive down the cost of solar power. Solar PV innovations on the leading edge for 2010 There are many materials, techniques and technologies ready to announce their arrival on the solar PV scene. All will stretch the solar PV focus in some way. Some are very new and far-reaching, while others are focused on addressing immediate issues. But all are ready to be implemented within the next few months. Joyce Laird rounds up the ones to watch. Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV): innovation puts spotlight on solar In a time when solar PV is characterised as being a prohibitively expensive alternative form of energy (subsidies notwithstanding) one application area that could make a real difference to perceptions is BIPV (Building Integrat...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/22291/coloured-a...

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