Green roof meets PV

One thing is for sure, it doesn’t get any greener than installing a photovoltaic system on a green roof. Recent reports have shown that this combination is very effective and has a positive effect on the performance of PV modules, for example, green roofs improve the PV yield. On top of that, the ecological aspect is of course also interesting, as green areas enable new species-rich habitats for flora and fauna due to the partial shading of the roof. There is no doubt that the combination of PV and green roof has its advantages, but there are also some things to consider. (more…)

Canaries boost self-consumption and sustainability

The 5th Atlantic Forum for Self-Consumption and Sustainability in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, brought together various companies from the industry this year – and we from IBC SOLAR also attended the event in the Canary Islands, alongside our specialist partner and co-organiser SM Advance Energy. (more…)

Accelerated planning of solar systems

It is THE PV planning tool for all installers and has been part of IBC SOLAR’s repertoire for many years: now the PV Manager has a new look. The fast, uncomplicated and flexible operation is now particularly clear and user-friendly – from anywhere and at any time. (more…)

A different kind of noise protection

Noise and sound barriers are available in a variety of materials and shapes: From concrete walls to metal applications to glass or wood solutions. One of the most environmentally friendly solutions was installed last year in Lichtenfels, Upper Franconia. To achieve this, the noise barrier in the new development area in Reundorf consists of a green side as well as photovoltaic modules from IBC SOLAR – it doesn’t get any greener than this. (more…)

The world of Fronius – more than just PV and hybrid inverters

The Austrian manufacturer Fronius now offers a wide variety of different inverters. In addition, a new hybrid inverter, the Fronius Symo Gen24 Plus, was introduced in 2020 to complement the Symo Hybrid and cover the range between 5 and 10 kWp. But Fronius is far more than just a provider of different kinds of inverters. The company is a solution provider with a clear goal in mind…(more…)