MENA construction sector to see an increase in BIPV components, MESIA report says

According to latest Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA)  ‘BIPV in the MENA Region’ report,  for the upcoming Big 5 Solar Exhibition, which will run from 26-29 November 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the construction sector across MENA countries can expect to see an increase in Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) components as the region strives to achieve decarbonisation targets.

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Solecco Solar to showcase innovative solar roof tiles at UK’s Homebuilding & Renovating Show

British roof-integrated PV tiles supplier, Solecco Solar, announced it will be showcasing this week its innovative solar roof tile solution at the biggest homebuilding and renovating event in the UK.

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Engineered quantum dots could bring down the cost of solar electricity

Using two types of “designer” quantum dots, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico, are creating double-pane solar windows that generate electricity with greater efficiency and create shading and insulation for good measure. It’s all made possible by a new window architecture which utilizes two different layers of low-cost quantum dots tuned to absorb different parts of the solar spectrum.

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