April 4 (Renewables Now) – Warsaw-based perovskite photo voltaic cell agency Saule Applied sciences and its two Polish companions final week signed a strategic settlement to cooperate on the commercialisation and additional improvement of perovskite cells, with plans to develop and launch new merchandise utilizing these cells this 12 months.
The contemplated merchandise will goal the prevailing constructing sector and buildings underneath development, together with merchandise geared toward particular person clients.
The settlement is between renewable programs supplier Columbus Vitality SA, Saule Applied sciences and the Polish department of French producer of housing and constructing automation options Somfy SA (EPA:SO)
“We’re planning to create a number of new merchandise primarily based on perovskite cells, together with a minimum of three from the BAPV [building applied photovoltaics], B2B [business-to-business] utility-scale and B2C [business-to-consumer] classes,” stated Piotr Krych, administration board consultant at Saule SA.
“Cooperation with Somfy is one more step on our solution to speak in confidence to new markets, the place perovskite cells will likely be used within the IoT sector to digitalise the B2B utility-scale sector – in factories, warehouses, and so on. – and the B2C sector,” added Artur Kupczunas, vice-president of the administration board, Saule SA.
The settlement follows understanding between the businesses from August 2021, when Saule Applied sciences’ solar blinds with perovskite photo voltaic cells had been launched.
In Could 2021, Saule Applied sciences opened a perovskite PV cells plant with a pilot line focused on the IoT sector.