Building Integrated Photovoltaics

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Market Projected to Quadruple to $2.4 billion By 2017

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Market Projected to Quadruple to $2.4 billion By 2017

Building Integrated Photovoltaics photo from Shutterstock The solar energy sector has had some ups and downs lately, but it looks like the future is bright for building-integrated photovoltaics

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Korean Tower Boasts One of World’s Most Efficient Solar Facades

Korean Tower Boasts One of World’s Most Efficient Solar Facades

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture recently announced the groundbreaking of the solar-powered Federation of Korean Industries Tower in Seoul, which will incorporate an advanced photovoltaic wall

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World’s Largest Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Project Online

World’s Largest Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Project Online

As of Sunday, the world's largest stand alone integrated photovoltaic project was pumping out power into the grid. The building integrated PV system is located on the roof of the recently completed

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Paint on Solar Power!

Paint on Solar Power!

Installing solar panels on the roof of every new building in the world would go a long way towards solving our energy needs, but as we all know, solar panels are costly and often difficult to install. But

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SOLAR ARK: World’s Most Stunning Solar Building

SOLAR ARK: World’s Most Stunning Solar Building

Sanyo has built an ark for the solar century – an impressive 630 kW solar-collecting building that boasts over 5,000 solar panels and kicks off over 500,000 kWh of energy per year. Even more outstanding

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GREEN BUILDING 101: Eco-Power!

GREEN BUILDING 101: Eco-Power!

Most of us underestimate or ignore our incredible dependence on electricity. But after the heat waves that swept the U.S. and most of Europe last month, it was impossible to look the other way.

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SOLAR PANEL ROOF TILES

SOLAR PANEL ROOF TILES

Everyone knows that using solar energy is a great way to conserve energy AND lower your energy bills. So why haven't more people jumped on the solar energy bandwagon yet? Researchers think it has a lot

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