Insolight and its partners Romande Energie and Agroscope will be building a highly innovative solar installation on Agroscope’s Conthey site in the canton of Valais with the aim of testing a new agrivoltaic solution (insolagrin). This pilot project was supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (OFEN). The insolagrin solution, which proposes thereplacement of[…]
Solar Power Europe just published a best practice guidelines to agrivoltaics. Insolight is recognized as a potential game changer in this quickly growing sector thanks to our unique dynamic agrivoltaic solution that adapts to seasons and weather conditions. Read about the 20% increase in biomass of our lettuce – page 46! Download the full report[…]
The Solar Impulse Foundation has started a mission to select 1000 solutions that addressenvironmental challenges while enabling economic growth. We are proud to announce that the foundation has reached its goal and ourTHEIA solar module is part of the portfolio along with 1000solutions. We support the efforts of Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation[…]
Insolight is participating in the European Green Bauhaus initiative, a sustainable construction and renovation programme combining energy demand reduction and renewable energy generation for residential and mixed-use buildings. The project targets to implement a unique combination of Near Zero-Energy Building technologies and methods, which will be deployed in three living labs covering various bioclimatic conditions: Sant Gil Eco[…]
Insolight would like to thank project partners Dow and Topsil Global for the fruitful collaboration within the Eurostars MEPV2 project. The two-year project enabled the development of an optical layer and its assembly process for Insolight’s planar micro-tracking solar panels. Optical layers produced by Topsil Global are based on Dow’s SILASTIC™ MS-4002 Moldable Optical Silicone, which combine high transparency and durability against[…]
We are very proud to be recognized as one of the TOP 100 Swiss Startups 2020! Thank you to Venturelab & Venture Kick for the continuous support over the years! Congratulations to the Insolight team for this achievement!
“Generation Solar” is the brainchild of the multinational photovoltaics research project, GRECO. The result of a unique collaborative process of science, IT support and input from citizens, the web version of “Generation Solar” is now available on iOS and Android. For more information: press release in English and French.
Insolight’s solar module THEIA – Translucency & High-Efficiency in Agrivoltaics was attributed the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” Label following an assessment performed by external independent experts and based on verified standards. It is thereby joining the #1000solutions challenge, an initiative by the Solar Impulse Foundation to select solutions that meet high standards in profitability and[…]
Insolight is delighted to announce that a Series A Round of CHF 5 Mio has successfully been closed. The round was led again by Investiere , with co-investors Zürcher Kantonalbank, Swiss Immo Lab and a number of private business angels. Following the first Seed Financing round in January 2018, Insolight has established a world record efficiency[…]