New Design Possibilities for Solar Façades: Colored and Customized, yet Cost Effective : ABS

Day 2, Session Block A

08:30 New Design Possibilities for Solar Façades: Colored and Customized, yet Cost Effective

Chair: Francesco Frontini, Swiss BIPV Competence Center, Cannobio, Switzerland

Current Building-Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) technologies
  • BIPV products available on the market
  • Evaluation of innovative BIPV products
  • BIPV technology selected for the EU project SmartFlex Solar Façades

Francesco Frontini, Swiss BIPV Competence Center, Cannobio, Switzerland

New design flexibility for BIPV façades
  • New possibilities in BIPV design
  • Chances and challenges
  • EU project SmartFlex Solar Façades: customized design, industrially produced

Tomas Lenkimas, Glassbel, Klaipeda, Lithuania

Electricity production with colored BIPV modules
  • Characterization of colored BIPV modules for solar façades
  • Impact of colored modules with camouflage technology on energy production
  • Monitoring the results of the BIPV project SmartFlex Solar Façades

Thomas Weber, Photovoltaic Institute Berlin, Germany

Cost effectiveness of customized BIPV elements
  • PV products compared to common building envelope products
  • PV system installation: additional costs versus savings
  • Plug and Play solution proposed by the EU project SmartFlex Solar Façades

Juras Ulbikas, Applied Research Institute for Prospective Technologies, Vilnius, Lithuania

10:00 Coffee Break