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Solar Graffiti with HeliaSol from Heliatek (photo: Leonardo Medina Ruiz; ENGIE)

Engie, a French energy group, recently launched the international advertising campaign ‘Engie Harmony’. The campaign's first project is called ‘Solar Graffiti’ and features an installation on a sports field near Mexico City that combines the graffiti art of the local Street Artists N3O with Heliatek's (Dresden, Germany) solar films to power innovative and sustainable lighting. The project ‘Solar Graffiti’ and the resulting commercial are among the seven flagship projects of the Engie Harmony campaign and are intended to symbolise how technical progress can be realised in harmony with man and nature.

Perovskite solar cells are set to revolutionise the PV industry (photo: imec)

Imec (Leuven, Belgium), a leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies and partner in EnergyVille, has been named the coordinator of an ambitious 3-year European Union (EU) funded project. “ESPResSo” (Efficient Structures and Processes for Reliable Perovskite Solar Modules) gathers known leaders in the field of perovskite PV technology to revolutionise Europe’s photovoltaics (PV) industry.

Solliance is based at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven (photo: High Tech Campus Eindhoven)

As of 1 April, Ronn Andriessen has taken over the role from Huib van den Heuvel as an interim director of Solliance, the solar research organisation based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Andriessen has been a driving force since the start of Solliance, as programme manager of the Perovskite Shared Research Program.

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