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SIS solar cells allow creation of colorful solar facades

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments6 July 2013

fraunhofer-color-facade-sis-cells-1When you hear someone talking about solar panels, you imagine the black or bluish-gray colored panels. However, various groups of researchers are contributing to changes which help designers and architects in their goal for aesthetics. With the help of thin-film technologies, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute managed to contribute to this cause by turning solar… »


Solarfun SolarIris BIPV modules – more appealing solar panels

By Damir Beciri
One Comment9 June 2010

solarfun-solaririsWe already wrote many articles regarding green architecture where most of the buildings used solar panels which, due to their looks and practicality and looks, mainly end up on the roofs. Chinese PV manufacturer Solarfun Power Holdings unveiled a new line of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) modules that could change the usual looks of solar panels… »