Flexible PV fabric for heavy transport

Solar Cloth, a startup based in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France, said this week that it has developed new products that will be used to provide on-board electricity for Renault Trucks. The French company says vehicle-integrated photovoltaics (VIPV) will be a key element...

Vehicle-integrated PV for light commercial vehicles

A German consortium is building a light commercial truck prototype powered by 10 PV modules featuring Meyer Burger’s heterojunction cells. Initial estimates suggest that the panels could cover more than 25% of a vehicle’s total annual driving distance, and researcher...

BIPV Status Report

SUPSI and the Becquerel Institute are pleased to announce that the “BIPV Status Report 2020” is now online! The BIPV Status Report 2020 has been developed by SUPSI and Becquerel Institute. It aims to provide a practical handbook to all stakeholders of the BIPV...