Publications

Publications and popular-scientific articles resulting from the BIPVNO project are given below. (For other related BIPV literature and links to international databases, see the Resources section.)

REPORTS

Muligheter og utfordringer knyttet til BygningsIntegrerte solceller (BIPV) i Norge 2018. Rapport utarbeidet av: Forskningssenteret FME SUSOLTECH, Solenergiklyngen, Norsk Solenergiforening og prosjektet BIPV Norway. 15 sider. Download Report.

Analysis of requirements, specifications and regulation of BIPV. IEA PVPS Task 15 report T15-08:2019. Report available from iea-pvps.org website, or download report here.

Compilation and Analysis of User Needs for BIPV and its Functions. IEA PVPS Task 15 report T15-06:2019. Report available from iea-pvps.org website, or download report here.

International definitions of "BIPV". IEA PVPS Task 15 report T15-04:2018. Report available from iea-pvps.org website, or download report here.

Inventory on Existing Business Models, Opportunities and Issues for BIPV. IEA PVPS Task 15 report T15-03:2018. Report available from iea-pvps.org website, or download report here.

"Hvor godt egnet er de ulike PV teknologiene for bygningsintegrering i norsk klima?" BIPV Norway Intern Rapport, Josefine Krogh Selj, 2015 (IFE/KR/F-2015/177).

"Enkel veileder for instrumentering". BIPV Norway Intern Rapport, Anne Gerd Imenes, Nov 2015.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

E. Andenæs, B.P. Jelle, K. Ramlo, T. Kolås, J.H.K. Selj, S.E.Foss, "The Influence of Snow and Ice Coverage on the Energy Generation from Photovoltaic Solar Cells". Solar Energy 2018; Volum 159, s. 318-328. Article.

P. Illich, G.C. Eder, K.A. Berger, G. Ùjvàri, P. Rechberger, D. Moor, A.G. Imenes, et al., "Comparative Performance Measurements of Identical BIPV-Elements in Different Climatic Environments - A Round Robin Action within the IEA PVPS Task 15 Collaboration". In: Proceedings of the 35th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference 2018, 24-28 Sep 2018, pp. 1794-1800. Article.

P.-O.A. Borrebæk, B.P. Jelle, S. Maus, A. Klein-Paste, J. Selj, S.E. Foss and E.S. Marstein, ”Sliding and Adhesion of Snow - A Cursory Study", Integrated Photovoltaic Technical Conference 2018 (I-PVTC 2018) - From Advanced Materials and Technologies to Multiscale Integration and Usages, Cassis, France, 10-12 Sep 2018.

B.P. Jelle, T. Gao and S. Ng, "Development and Investigation of New Materials and Technologies for Utilization in Zero Emission Buildings". TechConnect World Innovation Conference, 13-16 May 2018, s. 195-198 (ISBN 978-0-9988782-3-2).

B.B. Aarseth, M.B. Øgaard, J. Zhu, T. Strömberg, J.A. Tsanakas, J.H. Selj, E.S. Marstein, "Mitigating snow on rooftop PV systems for higher energy yield and safer roofs". Oral presentation, European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference 2018. In: EUPVSEC Proceedings 35, pp. 1630–1635. Article.

B.P. Jelle, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics: A Review of Materials Science Challenges and Opportunities". 12th Conference on Advanced Building Skins, 2-3 Oct 2017. In: Advanced Building Skins Proceedings ABS 2017, s. 1360-1369. Proceedings website.

A. Fedorova, B.P. Jelle, "Building Integration of Photovoltaics at Nordic Climate Conditions". 12th Conference on Advanced Building Skins; 2-3 Oct 2017. In: Advanced Building Skins Proceedings ABS 2017, s. 1216-1225. Proceedings website.

T. Linjord, R.J. O’Born, A.G. Imenes, "Life cycle analysis of building integrated photovoltaic roof tile for use in Norwegian conditions". In: Proceedings of 8th Nordic Passive House Conference, 27-29 Sep 2017, Helsinki, Finland (ISSN 0356-9403).

A.G. Imenes, J. Selj, "Irradiance and temperature distributions at high latitudes: Design implications for photovoltaic systems". Poster presentation at the IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference 2017 (PVSC), 25-30 June 2017, Washington DC. Article.

P.-O. Andersson, B.P. Jelle, Z. Zhang, "Passive Snow Repulsion: A State-of-the-art Review Illuminating Research Gaps and Possibilities". 11th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics (NSB 2017), 11-14 Jun 2017.In: Energy Procedia 2017; Volum 132, s. 423-428.

A. Fedorova, B.P. Jelle, E. Andenæs, A.G. Imenes, O. Aunrønning, C. Schlemminger and S. Geving, "Large-Scale Laboratory Investigation of Building Integrated Photovoltaics - A Review of Methods and Opportunities", 1st International Conference on Building Integrated Renewable Energy Systems (BIRES 2017), Dublin, Ireland, 6-9 Mar 2017.

B.P. Jelle, P.-O. Andersson, A. Fedorova, T. Gao, S. Ng, J. Selj, S.E. Foss, E.S. Marstein and T. Kolås, "A Review of Materials Science Research Pathways for Building Integrated Photovoltaics", 1st International Conference on Building Integrated Renewable Energy Systems (BIRES 2017), Dublin, Ireland, 6-9 March, 2017.

P.-O. Andersson, B.P. Jelle, Z. Zhang, T. Gao, S. Ng, J. Selj, S.E. Foss, E.S. Marstein and T. Kolås, ”A Review of Possible Pathways for Avoiding Snow and Ice Formation on Building Integrated Photovoltaics”, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Building Integrated Renewable Energy Systems (BIRES 2017), Paper 29, Dublin, Ireland, 6-9 March, 2017.

B.P. Jelle, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics: A Concise Description of the Current State of the Art and Possible Research Pathways". Energies 9 (1), Suppl. Article no. 21 (2016). Article.

B.P. Jelle, T. Gao, S.A. Mofid, T. Kolås, P.M. Stenstad and S. Ng, "Avoiding Snow and Ice Formation on Exterior Solar Cell Surfaces - A Review of Research Pathways and Opportunities". International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction 2016 (ICSDEC 2016);Procedia Engineering 145 (2016), pp. 699-706. Article.

T.A. Brekke, A.G. Imenes, G.H. Yordanov, J. Selj and E. Olsen, "Nordic Irradiance Conditions and the Effects on Solar Module Efficiency". Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, 31 May-1 Jun 2016, Son, Norway. Download Poster.

T.F. Kristjansdottir, C.S. Good, M.R. Inman, R.D. Schlanbusch, I. Andresen, "Embodied greenhouse gas emissions from PV systems in Norwegian residential Zero Emission Pilot Buildings",. Solar Energy 133 (2016), pp. 155-171. Article.

A.G. Imenes, "Performance of BIPV and BAPV Installations in Norway". In: IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference 2016 (PVSC). IEEE Press 2016, ISBN 978-1-5090-2724-8, pp. 3147-3152. Download Poster. Article in proceedings: Article.

B.P. Jelle, S. Ng, T. Gao, S. Alex Mofid, T. Kolås, "A Review of Materials Science Research Pathways and Opportunities for Building Integrated Photovoltaics". Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics 2016, 3 (2), pp. 83-92.

B.P. Jelle, S. Ng, T. Gao, S. Alex Mofid, T. Kolås, "A Review of Materials Science Research Pathways and Opportunities for Building Integrated Photovoltaics". In: 5th International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics - Working on Small Scales (ISECM5-2016), 10-14 July 2016.

B.P. Jelle, S. Ng, S. Alex Mofid, T. Gao, "A Review of Research Pathways and Opportunities for Building Integrated Photovoltaics from a Materials Science Perspective". In: TechConnect Briefs 2016, ISBN 978-0-9975-1175-8, pp. 251-254.

A. Pettersen, H. Pedersen, J.K. Selj, E.S. Marstein, "PV modules in Nordic climate: Effects of soiling and snow". 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 14-18 Sep 2015, Hamburg GE. Poster 5BV.2.61. Download Poster. Link to conference programme: Program.

For other related BIPV articles, refer to the Resources section.

TECHNICAL SEMINARS AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS

T. Kolås, "Efficiency of coloured and transparent PV", Integrated Solar Solutions Conference, Vilnius, Litauen, 17 Oct 2019. Presentation.

J. Selj og J. Fagerstrøm, "Urban Powerhouses", Urban Green Growth conference, 23 May 2019."

J. Selj, "Tekna Frokostmøte om BIPV", Oral presentation, 25 Apr 2019.

J. Selj, «Hvordan realisere bygg med lokal fornybar energiproduksjon som holder «energibudsjettet» i hele levetiden?». Meeting in BIPV innovation group, Skøyen, 3 Apr 2019.

T. Kolås, «BIPV i Norge - utfordringer og muligheter». Meeting in BIPV innovation group, Skøyen, 3 Apr 2019.

B.P. Jelle, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics - Challenges and Opportunities". Oral presentation, ZERO Konferansen, 7-8 Nov 2018.

J. Selj, "Solenergi og Solceller - hva er de nyeste trendene?". Oral presentation, IFE, Lillestrøm, 11 Sep 2018.

M. Kallhovd, "Brynseng skole". Oral presentation, BIPV-dagen, Oslo Norway, 7 Sep 2018.

T. Bakkan, "Brynseng skole". Oral presentation, BIPV-dagen, Oslo Norway, 7 Sep 2018.

E. Mikkelsen, "BIPV i Omsorgsbygg". Oral presentation, BIPV-dagen, Oslo Norway, 7 Sep 2018.

T.C. Tuv, "Solsmaragden". Oral presentation, BIPV-dagen, Oslo Norway, 7 Sep 2018.

J. Selj, "Oslo Solar". Oral presentation, BIPV-dagen, Oslo Norway, 7 Sep 2018.

B.P. Jelle, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics - Research Pathways and Opportunities from a Materials Science Perspective". Material Development for Solar Thermal Applications - Symposium 5 Jul 2018.

B.B. Aarseth, "Technical assessment of a snow mitigation solution for rooftop PV systems". Oral presentation, Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, Son, Norway, 2-3 May 2018.

T. Kolås, "Efficiency of coloured BIPV". Oral presentation, Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, Son, Norway, 2-3 May 2018.

A. Fedorova and B.P. Jelle, "Testing of Building Integrated Photovoltaics Beyond the Standards". Oral presentation, Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, Son, Norway, 2-3 May 2018.

P.-O. Andersson, "Nanostructures on Microstructures: Robust Hierarchical Structuring for Superhydrophobicity". Presentation at Nano@NTNU Symposium 2017, 6-7 Dec 2017, NTNU Trondheim.

J. Selj, «Tekniske og estetiske utfordringer knyttet til taket som energiprodusent», Foredrag, NAL,28 Nov.2017.

B.P. Jelle, P.-O. Andersson and A. Fedorova, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics: State-of-the-Art and Future Opportunities". Presentation, Course in installation of solar cell systems, 25-26 Sep 2017.

A.G. Imenes, "Building integrated photovoltaics: Examples from Norway". Oral presentation, IEA PVPS Task 15 seminar “Business opportunities with BIPV”, 4 Sep 2017, Uppsala, Sweden. Presentation.

J. Selj, "BIPV Status". Oral presentation, Solenergidagen, Oslo, Norway, 11 May 2017.

J. Selj, "c-Si vs CIS technology – field performance of wall mounted systems at Kjeller". Oral presentation, Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, Son, Norway, 10 May 2017.

A.G. Imenes, B.P. Jelle, J. Selj, S.E. Foss, E.S. Marstein, T. Kolås. "Building integrated photovoltaics for Norway: System installation options and the effect on performance". Oral presentation, Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, Son, Norway, 9 May 2017.

T. Kolås and A. Røyset, "Coloured BIPV", Oral presentation, IEA PVPS Task 15, Madrid, 16 Mar 2017.

B.P. Jelle, P.-O. Andersson and A. Fedorova, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics: State-of-the-Art and Future Opportunities". Presentation, Course in installation of solar cell systems, GETEK, Hommelvik, Norway, 14-15 Feb 2017.

B.P. Jelle, T. Kolås, C. Schlemminger, R.D. Schlanbusch, A.G. Imenes, J.H. Selj, S.E. Foss, E.S. Marstein, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics for Norway". Energiforum 1 Feb 2016.

A.G. Imenes, "Klimapartnere Frokostmøte om BIPV", Oral presentation, 30 Oct 2015, Grimstad, Norge.

A.G. Imenes, "Bygningsintegrerte solcelle for Norge". Oral presentation, Cleantech Agder konferansen, 24 Sep 2015, Kristiansand, Norge. Presentation.

T. Kolås, IEA PVPS Task 15, Oral presentation, Jun 2015, Netherlands.

J. Selj, “PV modules in Nordic climate: Effects of soiling and snow”. Oral presentation, Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, May 2015, Son, Norway.

B.P. Jelle, Norwegian Solar Cell Conference, Oral presentation, May 2015, Son, Norway.

MEDIA AND POPULAR-SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

”Kan bruke strøm til å smelte snøen på solcellene" ("Can use current to melt snow on solar cells"). Dagens Næringsliv 7.Feb 2019, av Mari Øgaard, Bjørn Aarseth og Josefine Krogh Selj. Article (Norwegian).

"Vi forsker på å utvikle overflater som skal unngå at snø og is fester seg på solpanelene" ("We are researching how to develop surfaces that prevent snow and ice from sticking to the solar panels"). enerWE [TV] 8.Nov 2018, av Bjørn Petter Jelle og Chul Christian Aamodt.

"Nytt fra SINTEF Byggforsk - Nye muligheter med elektronmikroskop for byggematerialer" (News from SINTEF Byggforsk - New possibilities with electron microscope for building materials"). Byggeindustrien 2017 (12) s. 30, av B.P. Jelle, T. Gao, M. Sletnes, J. Holme, E. Bergheim. Article (Norwegian).

«Vi ser på måkedritt som et større problem for norske solceller enn støv» ("We view bird droppings as a larger problem for Norwegian solar cells than dust"). Teknisk Ukeblad online, 12.okt 2017, av Hanne Løvik (intervju Josefine Selj). Article (Norwegian).

«Testet solceller for å finne ut hva som er best i Norge. "Hemmelig effekt" avgjorde" ("Tested solar cells to find out what is best in Norway. "Secret effect" determined"). Teknisk Ukeblad online, 19.sep 2017, av Hanne Løvik (intervju Josefine Selj). Article (Norwegian).

”Undervisningsbygg med i forskning på solceller" ("Undervisningsbygg involved in reserach on solar cells"). Pressemelding, Fremtidens Byggenæring online, publisert 14.des 2016.

”Robuste, norske solenergiløsninger" ("Robust Norwegian solar energy solutions"). Fremtidens Byggenæring online, publisert 17.okt 2016, av Eirik Iveland. Article (Norwegian).

p>”Undervisningsbygg med i forskning på solceller" ("Unvervisningsbygg involved in research on solar cells"). Fremtidens Byggenæring online, publisert 14.des 2016, Pressemelding. Article (Norwegian).

”Disse solcellene fanger lyset fra begge sider. Nå lader de elbiler på Vestby" ("These solar cells catch the light from both sides. Now they are charging electric vehicles at Vestby"). Teknisk Ukeblad online, publisert 12.mai 2016, av Jannicke Nilsen (intervju Josefine Selj). Article (Norwegian).

”Nå kommer solcellene som imiterer rød teglsten" ("Solar cells that imitate red rooftiles are now coming"). Teknisk Ukeblad online, publisert 21.des 2015, av Jannicke Nilsen (intervju Josefine Selj). Article (Norwegian).

”Blir nest høyest i landet, det er ingenting som ligner på dette i Norge" ("Will become second tallest in the country, there is nothing that looks like it in Norway"), Teknisk Ukeblad online, publisert 13.nov 2015, av Jannicke Nilsen (intervju Josefine Selj). Article (Norwegian).

”Ville kle bygget med grønne solceller - endte opp med helt ny teknologi" ("Wanted to cover the building with green solar cells - ended up with completely new technology"). Teknisk Ukeblad online, publisert 30.okt 2015, av Jannicke Nilsen (intervju Thor Christian Tuv og Josefine Selj). Article (Norwegian).

”Høyhus i pluss" ("Highrise buildings in plus"). Dagens Næringsliv 25.Sep 2015, av Josefine Krogh Selj. Article (Norwegian).

”Nytt fra SINTEF Byggforsk – Ny storskala apparatur for vindlast og regn- og vindtetthet” (”News from SINTEF Building and Infrastructure – New Large-Scale Apparatus for Wind Load and Rain and Wind Tightness”), Byggeindustrien, no. 16, s. 36, 2015, av B. P. Jelle, E. Bergheim, K. Noreng, S. Uvsløkk, E. Rognvik and D. H. Sæther. Article (Norwegian).

"Forsker på bygningsintegrerte solcelleanlegg" ("Research on building integrated solar cell systems"). Fremtidens byggenæring, 9.jun 2015, av Ole Peter Galaasen. Article (Norwegian).

"Intelligente bygninger kan løse klimautfordringer" ("Intelligent buildings can solve climate challenges"). Aftenposten Viten, 22.apr.2015, av Petra Rüther og Bjørn Petter Jelle. Article (Norwegian).

"Intelligente bygninger kan løse klimautfordringer" ("Intelligent buildings can solve climate challenges"). FDVnytt: Forvaltning Drift Vedlikehold nr 4, 2015, av Petra Rüther og Bjørn Petter Jelle. GEMINI.no, 2015, av Petra Rüther og Bjørn Petter Jelle.

"Framtidens solceller blir byggevare" ("Future solar cells become building products"). GEMINI.no, 12.mar 2015, av Christina Benjaminsen. Article (Norwegian).

”Nytt fra SINTEF Byggforsk – Bygningsintegrerte solceller for Norge” (”News from SINTEF Building and Infrastructure – Building Integrated Photovoltaics for Norway”), Byggeindustrien, no. 4, s. 40, 2015, av B. P. Jelle, T. Kolås, I. Andresen, R. Dahl Schlanbusch, A. G. Imenes, J. Selj, S. E. Foss og E. Stensrud Marstein. Article (Norwegian).

"Fremtidens smarte bygninger" ("Future smart buildings"). Aftenposten Viten 2015, Volum Del 2, s.7, av Petra Rüther og Bjørn Petter Jelle.

"Innslag på NRK radio, sommeren 2015, Tore Kolås.

"Bygningsintegrerte solceller for Norge" ("Building integrated solar cells for Norway"), Byggefakta nr.5, 2015, av Bjørn Petter Jelle.

Artikkel i Glass og fasade nr. 1, 2015, av Bjørn Glenn Hansen.

Artikkel i Byggeindustrien nr.17, 2014, av Bjørn Glenn Hansen.

MASTER AND STUDENT PROJECTS

Linn Tabita Milde, "A study of the performance of two wall attached PV systems in a Nordic climate", Master thesis, J. Selj (co-supervisor), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Ås, 2018. Master thesis.

Christian Hals Frivold, "Photovoltaic façade systems in Norway: An assessment of energy performance, building integration, and costs", Master thesis, A.G. Imenes (supervisor), University of Agder (UiA), Grimstad, May 2018. Master thesis.

Rune Birkeland, "Modelling and simulation of BIPV installations in Norway", Master thesis, A.G. Imenes (supervisor), University of Agder (UiA), Grimstad, May 2018. Master thesis.

Ciaran Kråkenes & Ingrid Rosland Jensen, "Performance degradation and failure analysis of 7 years of field exposed photovoltaic system in Southern Norway", Master thesis, A.G. Imenes (supervisor), University of Agder (UiA), Grimstad, May 2018. Master thesis.

Helene Arnesen Hasla, "Measurements and analysis of spectral irradiance distributions in Southern Norway", Master thesis, A.G. Imenes (supervisor), University of Agder (UiA), Grimstad, May 2018. Master thesis.

Elsa Cubillas, "Performance Analysis on Photovoltaic Plant in Norway", Master thesis, E. Marstein (co-supervisor), Dalarna University, 2018. Abstract.

Ornella Chimienti, "Performance of Building Integrated Photovoltaics with respect to Architectural Integration and Geographical Location", Master thesis, B. P. Jelle (supervisor), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, February 2017. Master thesis.

Maria Chiara Failla, "Snow and Ice on Photovoltaic Devices - Analysis of a Challenge and Proposals for Solutions", Master thesis, B. P. Jelle (supervisor), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, September 2016. Master thesis.

Erlend Andenæs, "Wind-Driven Rain Exposure and Assessment of Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems", Master thesis, B. P. Jelle (supervisor), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, June 2016. Master thesis.

Torjus Linjord, "Life cycle analysis of photovoltaic roof tile", Master thesis, A.G. Imenes (co-supervisor), University of Agder (UiA), Grimstad, May 2016. Abstract.

Marcus Graenfenhain, “Energy Yield Simulation Analysis of Bifacial PV Installations in the Nordic Climate”, Master thesis, I. Tsanakas (co-supervisor), Dalarna University, Sverige, September 2017. Master thesis.

Åsmund Skomedal, “The Transmittance of Light Trough Snow; an Initial study for Solar Energy Applications”, Project thesis, E. Marstein (co-supervisor), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, 2017. Project thesis.

Therese Bjørånesset Åsheim, “Analysis of a Photovoltaic Power Plant at Evenstad”, Master thesis, E. Marstein (co-supervisor), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), June 2017. Master thesis.

Prashant Iyyaswamy, "Performance analysis of building integrated photovoltaic system in Norway", Master thesis, E. Marstein (co-supervisor), Høgskolen i Dalarna, Sverige, 2016.

Anne Marte Minge Engh, "Monitoring of Building Attached Photovoltaics in Norway", Master thesis, E. Marstein (co-supervisor), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Ås, 2016. Master thesis.

Tobias Brekke "Nordic Irradiance Conditions and the Effects on Solar Module Efficiency", Master thesis, J.Selj (co-supervisor), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Ås, 2016. Master thesis.

Kristin Ramlo, "The robustness and durability of photovoltaic solar cell surfaces attempting to avoid snow and ice formation", Project thesis, B. P. Jelle (supervisor), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, December 2015.

Erlend Andenæs, "The influence of snow and ice coverage on the energy generation from photovoltaic solar cells", Project thesis, B. P. Jelle (supervisor), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, December 2015.