With the rapid growth of IoT devices, the European Commission predicts that a staggering 78 million batteries will be discarded daily by 2025. The urgent need for a sustainable solution to address this issue has never been more critical.
First Solar, Inc. (Tempe, Arizona) announced a limited production run of the world’s first bifacial solar panel utilising an advanced thin film semiconductor. A fully functional pre-commercial Series 6 Plus Bifacial photovoltaic (PV) module made its industry debut at Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany from 14 to 17 June 2023.
Heliatek (Dresden, Germany) has announced that it is joining the European Solar PV Industry Alliance (ESIA). The company’s revolutionary solar films are ultra-light, easy to install and have a Carbon Payback Time below 100 days. Invented and manufactured in Europe, they are striving for an independent and green future – in Europe and worldwide.