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.)


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, 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.


”Robuste, norske solenergiløsninger" ("Robust, Norwegian solar energy solutions"). Fremtidens Byggenæring online, publisert 17.okt 2016, av Eirik Iveland. 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 (SINTEF) og Bjørn Petter Jelle (NTNU/SINTEF). Article (Norwegian).

"Framtidens solceller blir byggevare" ("Future solar cells become building products")., 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).