Colored PV panels coming to a roof near you

Solar PV capacity is growing fast, and each year it is growing even faster.  But when talking about solar with friends, some of them complain that the blue color is an hindrance as it looks out of place with red roofs.

This might change soon as Lof Solar, a solar company from Taiwan is launching solar panels with other colors, including red. Contrary to previous generations of colored panels these one aren’t suffering from efficiency losses.

Indeed their efficiency is of 15.4 %, which is similar to more traditional panels. In France and Europe, these panels are sold by E+ Color.

The video presentation below clearly shows that the various colors can help Solar PV be part of architecture :


For French people interested in E+ Color, please check out this page, with a great video made by France 3


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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