Category: Papers

The European PV market Report is out !

The Becquerel Institute experts’ team has finalized the first edition of our European PV Market Report. This report provides a detailed analysis available to date on both established and emerging PV markets in Europe. The report includes around 100 graphs and tables providing detailed insights in global and national PV market dynamics.  Becquerel Institute has…
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BIPV Status Report 2020 is now available !

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 development process, providing insights to each of these actors, although…
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Solarize Africa Market Report 2020

This second report in the “Solarize Africa” series investigates recent developments and future trends on the African continent and in 16 African national PV markets. This year’s report also focusses on solar energy and water – and the various technical applications of this combination, which are increasingly being put to use in African markets. (only…
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Cost-reduction roadmap for the European BIPV sector

This report aims at highlighting all potential improvements along the BIPV value chain, among others planned in the framework of the BIPVBOOST context, as well as gathered through a thorough literature review. These improvements are described both qualitatively and quantitatively. The final target being to translate those improvements in terms of impact on the “competitiveness” metric…
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Holistic Evaluation Of The Economic Competitiveness Of Bipv Solutions In Europe

BIPV is a complex product due to its double functionality, i.e. as building element and electricity generator). Therefore, its competitiveness assessment needs to be conducted at different levels. From a component cost competitivenessperspective, BIPV products can hardly compete against conventional building components except for the most competitive BIPV products, when compared to the most expensive…
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