Recent News, Articles and Reports
Design for Recycling’ in PV manufacturing could have a cumulative global value of over 15 billion USD
With strong, continued growth in global solar PV deployment, international experts are looking in detail at the opportunities and challenges at the product end of life. With the concern around availability of raw materials, and [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has initiated an accelerated realisation of the importance of how we source and consume energy in our daily lives. Widespread household lockdowns have placed an abrupt pause on travel, economic activity, employment [...]
This report focuses on the fire safety requirements applied to BIPV used as part of façades and roof, determined by the National Construction Code (NCC) and associated Australian Standards for building Classes 1 to 9. [...]
With continued, strong growth, Australia retains its place as having the highest per capita capacity of solar in the world with over 810W per person. This trend is set to continue with consistent growth in [...]
Solar Tools & Resources
In conjunction with academia, governments and industry, APVI develops high quality solar analysis tools that are free and private to use.
SunSPoT: Free, Private & Accurate Solar Resource Mapping
The SunSPoT tool is already available for nearly 30 local government areas around Australia – including much of Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
Case Study: Inner West Council
APVI is working with councils around Australia to help them help their citizens go solar. Learn more about how we can work together.
APVI represents Australian experts in the International Energy Agency’s Technology Collaboration Programmes across two solar energy research areas.
Learn more about APVI’s work with the IEA: