Invisible solar collectors can even be red or white

The first demonstration of the novel façade solar thermal collectors of the FITS4E project has been installed at the outdoor testing location SolarBEAT. The project aims to demonstrate façade panels with an invisible thermal solar collector for increased energy harvesting. ‘FITS4E’ focusses at application development, system design, performance testing, demonstration and dissemination. The performance of the […]

SEAC presents the BIPV Status Report 2017

SEAC and SUPSI presented the new version of the BIPV Status Report at the recent EU PVSEC conference in Amsterdam. The report provides a comprehensive insight into the status of building integrated solar energy in Europe. The report is a result of a long term cooperation between SUPSI in Switzerland and SEAC in The Netherlands. […]

Meet SEAC at the upcoming PVSEC conference in Amsterdam

The European PVSEC conference will be 25 – 29 September in Amsterdam. It is the largest international conference for photovoltaic research, technologies and applications. An excellent occasion to learn more about the work of SEAC and get into contact with us. SEAC will be (co)presenting on various topics: PV on landfills (6DO.12) BIPV (6DO.10, 7DV.1) […]

ZigZagSolar pilot with flexible thin film PV

ZigZagSolar is an innovative façade BIPV application designed by Wallvision BV. It consists of tilted PV modules in combination with decorative panels. This layout allows for an optimal orientation of the PV modules, while they remain out of sight. We created on the SEAC BIPV research facility SolarBEAT a new pilot in this concept, now […]

Save the date: 8 November – Sunday conference

The 9th edition of the yearly Sunday conference will take place in Bussum on Wednesday 8th November! Already for years the Sunday is the largest Dutch conference dedicated to solar energy, where research and realization meet each other. The opening keynote speech will be given by the American landscape architect Walter Hood, about landscape integration […]

First two floating PV systems for pilot project installed

This week the companies Texel4trading (left picture) and Wattco (right picture) installed their floating PV systems on De Slufter at the Maasvlakte. In the coming week also Sunprojects and Sunfloat will install their systems. They are the four system builders in the National Consortium Zon op Water (Floating Solar), a consortium with more than 30 […]