COLOURED BIPV Market, research and development IEA PVPS Task 15, Report IEA-PVPS T15-07: 2019

Eder, Gabriele and Peharz, Gerhard and Trattnig, Roman and Bonomo, Pierluigi and Saretta, Erika and Frontini, Francesco and Polo Lopez, Cristina Silvia and Rose Wilson, Helen and Eisenlohr, Johannes and Martín Chivelet, N. and Karlsson, Stefan and Jakica, Neboja and Zanelli, Alessandra (2019) COLOURED BIPV Market, research and development IEA PVPS Task 15, Report IEA-PVPS T15-07: 2019. Technical Report IEA PVPS Task 15, Report IEA-PVPS T15-07: 2019

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The International Energy Agency (IEA), founded in November 1974, is an autonomous body within the framework of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) which carries out a comprehensive programme of energy co-operation among its member countries. The IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) is one of the technological collaboration programmes (TCP’s) on research and development within the International Energy Agency (IEA). IEA PVPS has been established in 1993, and participants in the programme have been conducting a variety of joint projects regarding applications of photovoltaic (PV) conversion of solar energy into electricity. The mission of the PVPS is “ enhance the international collaboration efforts which accelerate the development and deployment of photovoltaic solar energy as a significant and sustainable renewable energy option...”. The underlying assumption is that the market for PV systems is gradually expanding from the niche‐markets of remote applications and consumer products to rapidly growing ones for building‐integrated and centralised PV generation systems. Building-Integrated PV (BIPV) is seen as one of the five major tracks for large market penetration of PV, besides price decrease, efficiency improvement, lifespan and electricity storage. The IEA PVPS Task 15 focuses on the international collaboration to create an enabling framework to accelerate the penetration of BIPV products in the global market of renewables. Its aim is to create an equal playing field for BIPV products, BAPV products and regular building envelope components that careful consider mandatory requirements, aesthetics, reliability and financial aspects. To reach this objective, an approach based on 6 key developments has been established, focussed on growth from prototypes to large-scale producible and applicable products. The key developments comprise of dissemination, business modelling, regulatory issues, environmental aspects and demonstration sites. This Task contributes to the ambition of realizing zero energy buildings and built environments. The scope of this Task covers new and existing buildings, different PV technologies, different applications, as well as scale difference from 1-family dwellings to large-scale BIPV application in offices and utility buildings. The current members of IEA PVPS Task 15 include: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Norway, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. This report concentrates on the possibilities to aesthetically tailor BIPV elements by introducing colour in order to allow for a better integration of PV into roof scenery or townscapes. The main authors of this document are Gabriele Eder, Pierluigi Bonomo and Helen Rose Wilson. Further information on the activities and results of the Task can be found at Michiel Ritzen, operating agent IEA PVPS Task 15

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