Building-integrated photovoltaics

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Building-integrated photovoltaics

Solar cells that convert sunlight directly into electricity, which are integral in materials that replace conventional building materials in parts of the building envelope such as the roof, skylights, spandrels, glazing, or shading devices.
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Global Building-Integrated Photovoltaics market is segmented by Technology, by Product Type, by End-user and by Geography.
Experimental and numerical results for a building-integrated photovoltaics test facility.
German firm Odersun has designed customised thin-film solar modules for a building-integrated photovoltaic project at the Olympic Park in Beijing.
Its green elements include a blackwater treatment facility, building-integrated photovoltaic cells, micro-turbine co-generation, and roofs covered in greenery to reduce storm water runoff, minimize heat gain and temper the micro-environment.
UNI-SOLAR(R) solar cells are lightweight, rugged and flexible, and are ideal as building-integrated photovoltaic roofing systems for residential and industrial customers.
Building-integrated photovoltaic products include roof tiles such as those from United Solar Ovonic in San Diego and Atlanta-based GE Energy that blend with concrete tiles or asphalt shingles; the roofing material itself is actually the solar panel.
OTCBB:DYSOY), a global supplier of dye-sensitized solar cell (DSC) technology with operations in Ohio and California, today announced delivery and installation has been completed of its dye-sensitized solar cell (DSC) building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) fabrication equipment at the DyeTec Solar joint venture facility in Toledo, Ohio.
com)-- As demand for solar power rises, SABIC is helping to drive the feasibility and integration of this increasingly preferred energy source by launching today the first polycarbonate (PC) building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) panels for roofing, cladding and glazing applications.
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DPVS) has announced the commercialisation of the first building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) modules to take advantage of new DuPont PV5300 Series encapsulant sheets made of a clear, supertough ionomer.
Open Energy Corporation offers building-integrated photovoltaic (PV) roofing systems for residential and commercial customers.
The facility, when complete, will also provide building-integrated photovoltaic ("BIPV") manufacturing capacity.
To achieve zero-energy performance, the center draws about 70 percent of its heating and cooling energy from a thermal well system, and the remainder is satisfied with solar energy generated by building-integrated photovoltaic cells.

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