Solertix develops perovskite mini modules demonstrating for the first time a geometric fill factor of 99.6 percent and an achieving efficiency of 20.7 percent

The research team's goal is to achieve 30 percent efficiency by transferring this result to four-terminal tandem modules by combining silicon modules with perovskite modules Solertix, an Italian perovskite startup of the FuturaSun Group, in cooperation with Chose, has reached an important milestone in the development of this technology. Committed to perfecting and optimizing the…

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We have been awarded GOLD medal by the authoritative EcoVadis!

We have been awarded GOLD medal by the authoritative EcoVadis! When sustainability is present in the daily operations of a company, this commitment can only be rewarded. FuturaSun srl has received the ‘Gold’ rating from Ecovadis, one of the most authoritative international agencies that assess sustainability of companies. A very prestigious recognition awarded for achievements…

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FuturaSun for the new photovoltaic system of Bitron’s plant in Qingdao City. Italian innovation makes its way to China

FuturaSun, the Italian manufacturer of high-efficiency photovoltaic modules and cells, has been selected by Bitron Group to construct a 1.4 MW photovoltaic installation on the roof of Bitron Electronics China’s new plant, inaugurated in 2006 in Qingdao. Bitron is a leading multinational company specialising in the research, development, manufacturing, and sales of mechatronic devices and…

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The new members of ETIP PV were appointed in Brussels

FuturaSun keeps supporting Europe’s photovoltaic industry development Congratulations to Nicola Baggio and all the new members of the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV) appointed on 22 May by the Steering Committee in Brussels. Created by the European Commission within the new Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan), the ETIP PV platform…

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FuturaSun at Intersolar Europe 2024

FuturaSun, a leading high-efficiency photovoltaic cell and module manufacturer, will attend the Intersolar Europe 2024 trade fair in Monaco from 19 to 21 June.  At its stand no 350 in pavilion A2, FuturaSun will unveil a range of state-of-the-art products, each one a testament to its unwavering commitment to innovation and  ability to anticipate and…

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FuturaSun Awarded As TOP BRAND PV 2024

FuturaSun has been named ‘Top Brand PV ITALY 2024’ in the modules category by EUPD Research. It is based on outstanding performance and a high recommendation rate among installers. EUPD Research conducts annual independent surveys of solar installers on their experience with a wide range of products for the PV industry. In the competitive landscape of…

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New Silk® Nova Colour panels: the evolution of FuturaSun’s coloured panels for maximum architectural integration

With the new Silk® Nova Colour range, FuturaSun’s coloured photovoltaic panels increasingly meet energy sustainability and aesthetic performance needs. Besides providing more power than the previous versions, the new Nova coloured panels have expanded their colour palette to 4, allowing the customisation of glass and frame. Here are some of the most notable advancements: increased…

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FuturaSun enters the SOLAR STEWARDSHIP INITIATIVE (SSI)

Sustainability is one of the priorities for FuturaSun, especially at the time of company expansion. This is why we decided to become members of an initiative driving a more responsible, transparent and sustainable solar value chain.  The mission of the SSI is to ensure that the energy transition is just, inclusive and respects human rights.…

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FuturaSun: New PV modules with high hail resistance

The damage caused by hail and extreme weather events on photovoltaic modules is a cause for great concern. Formally, all modules are certified against hail with a specific test required by IEC 61215, however, the technical standards are based on past experience, which hardly ever included exceptional events such as recent hailstorms. FuturaSun embarked on…

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Ecodesign directive and sustainability of the solar industry in EU: FuturaSun’s position in summary

At the Sustainable Solar Europe event, organized by Solar Power Europe, some very important topics were discussed during the panel about EU Regulatory Framework for Sustainable Solar. Here are the main points that our Sustainability Manager, Yuliya Katsyuk made during the discussion: ECODESIGN DIRECTIVE Carbon footprint “A module carbon footprint should not be based on…

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FuturaSun wins China Awards in the Top Investors category

FuturaSun, is proud to announce that it has received the prestigious China Awards 2023 in the Top Investors category. This award, now in its 18th edition and organised by Class Editori with the Italy China Council Foundation, annually celebrates the companies that have best grasped the opportunities for exchange between Italy and China. The prize…

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FuturaSun joins SolarPower Europe, the European association for solar energy growth in the EU

A strategic alliance for the energy transition The FuturaSun Group is officially a member of SolarPower Europe, the major association promoting solar energy within the European Union. Based in Brussels and present in over 40 countries, SolarPower Europe represents major players in the solar energy sector, generating partnerships, projects, initiatives, as well as an open dialogue…

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FuturaSun wins the Archiproducts Design Award 2023 with its Silk® Plus Silver coloured photovoltaic modules

FuturaSun once again proves to be at the forefront of the PV industry by winning the prestigious international Archiproducts Design Award (ADA) 2023. The winner of the Sustainability Award is the innovative Silk® Plus Silver panel series, which impressed a renowned jury of eco-design experts. Each year, the ADA Sustainability Award 2023 recognises companies and…

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Solar cells with TOPCon technology

The TOPCon (Tunnelling Oxide Passivated Contact) technology used in the new FuturaSun Silk® Nova modules is the innovative solution that now stands as an alternative to PERC (Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell) cells, a technology that, from 2016 until the present day, has dominated the market and has been the predominant choice of manufacturers.  Let…

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FuturaSun modules are PFAS-free

PFAS substances are a class of chemical compounds, used in several industries for their ability to create highly water repellent coatings. PFAS are extremely persistent within the environment, not breaking down over time. Some PFAS compounds have been linked to human health issues. As a result of their persistence and toxicity, those PFAS compounds that…

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FuturaSun Has Obtained Environmental Product Certification – EPD

FuturaSun – a high-efficiency photovoltaic module manufacturer – has reached a significant milestone: the environmental certification of its best-selling photovoltaic module FU 400/405/410 Silk® Plus. At its first stage the study included the entire product life cycle, with a “cradle to grave” approach. Starting from the processing of the raw materials, their transformation into the…

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FuturaSun renews MCS certification for its Silk range solar panels

FuturaSun is proud to announce the recent renewal of MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) certification for its Silk® Plus, Silk Premium and Silk Pro solar panels.
A milestone in British solar energy, MCS certification is a confirmation of the company’s role and its commitment to providing high-quality photovoltaic solutions for a rapidly growing market.

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Perovskite: the future of solar power

What’s perovskite, and why can it revolutionise solar panel technology? In the past few years, perovskite has garnered significant attention from scientists and researchers worldwide, primarily because of its distinctive properties and remarkable versatility. Gustavus Rose discovered perovskite in the Ural Mountains of Russia in 1839. He named the mineral after Russian mineralogist and minister…

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Sustainability and aesthetics: coloured photovoltaic panels for historical buildings and high-value properties are finally here

Implementing an alternative energy plan for houses, residential buildings, and condominiums has become increasingly crucial due to the climate crisis, uncertainty in traditional energy supplier markets, and rising costs. All this calls for low-emission systems that harness renewable energy sources. Coloured photovoltaic panels for roofs and façades FuturaSun coloured photovoltaic panels combine efficiency with striking…

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A new carbon neutral solar panel

FuturaSun, an Italian manufacturer of highly efficient photovoltaic panels, has taken on the environmental sustainability challenge with a pioneering project. Silk® Plus is the first 100% carbon-neutral solar panel whose CO2 emissions have been calculated and compensated thanks to a certified social environmental and protection programme. Let’s discover this project resulting from the company’s commitment…

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FuturaSun: SILK Pro RED module wins Archiproducts Design Award 2022

The innovative FuturaSun SILK Pro RED module won the Archiproduct Design Award (ADA) 2022, the prestigious international award that selects the best design in architecture for its originality, research and innovation worldwide.

The renowned jury, made up of the most influential figures in the fields of architecture and design, evaluated more than 700 nominated products and selected the best proposals of the year.

FuturaSun SILK® Pro RED, which won an award in the construction category, stood out for the innovative ability to combine efficiency and functionality requirements with aesthetic research.

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Welcome Erik!

Zebra Pro is born, the new photovoltaic module with IBC technology: 430 Watt, 21.84% efficiency. FuturaSun launches a new module featuring IBC technology: ZEBRA Pro.

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Hot Spot

The Hot Spot phenomenon develops when one cell of the string has a much lower current than the others. This problem might be due to different factors…

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Solertix develops perovskite mini modules demonstrating for the first time a geometric fill factor of 99.6 percent and an achieving efficiency of 20.7 percent

The research team's goal is to achieve 30 percent efficiency by transferring this result to four-terminal tandem modules by combining silicon modules with perovskite modules Solertix, an Italian perovskite startup of the FuturaSun Group, in cooperation with Chose, has reached an important milestone in the development of this technology. Committed to perfecting and optimizing the…

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We have been awarded GOLD medal by the authoritative EcoVadis!

We have been awarded GOLD medal by the authoritative EcoVadis! When sustainability is present in the daily operations of a company, this commitment can only be rewarded. FuturaSun srl has received the ‘Gold’ rating from Ecovadis, one of the most authoritative international agencies that assess sustainability of companies. A very prestigious recognition awarded for achievements…

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FuturaSun for the new photovoltaic system of Bitron’s plant in Qingdao City. Italian innovation makes its way to China

FuturaSun, the Italian manufacturer of high-efficiency photovoltaic modules and cells, has been selected by Bitron Group to construct a 1.4 MW photovoltaic installation on the roof of Bitron Electronics China’s new plant, inaugurated in 2006 in Qingdao. Bitron is a leading multinational company specialising in the research, development, manufacturing, and sales of mechatronic devices and…

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The new members of ETIP PV were appointed in Brussels

FuturaSun keeps supporting Europe’s photovoltaic industry development Congratulations to Nicola Baggio and all the new members of the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV) appointed on 22 May by the Steering Committee in Brussels. Created by the European Commission within the new Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan), the ETIP PV platform…

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FuturaSun at Intersolar Europe 2024

FuturaSun, a leading high-efficiency photovoltaic cell and module manufacturer, will attend the Intersolar Europe 2024 trade fair in Monaco from 19 to 21 June.  At its stand no 350 in pavilion A2, FuturaSun will unveil a range of state-of-the-art products, each one a testament to its unwavering commitment to innovation and  ability to anticipate and…

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