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Solar Heat Global Market Trends 2021 Summary

August 11th, 2021|

The full summary report is available here Solar Heating is the provision of heat for buildings, agriculture and industry via technologies that harness solar energy. Applications and forms of solar heating include: 1. Solar district [...]

PVT – the solar technology that you’ve never heard of

April 9th, 2021|

With solar PV - now the lowest cost form of new energy generation, opportunities for adding value to solar PV are becoming increasingly competitive. Imagine if you could take the heat away from a solar [...]

The Business Case for Building-integrated PV

January 29th, 2021|

The APVI reports that the business case for building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) is stronger than ever. The major feature of BIPV is multi-functionality as a building material, but other important values include aesthetics, and contribution to [...]

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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

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International Projects

APVI represents Australian experts in the International Energy Agency’s Technology Collaboration Programmes across two solar energy research areas.

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Photovoltaic Power Systems (PVPS) Program

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Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) Program

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Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference

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The 2020 APSRC was a huge success

Extended Abstracts are available at the APSRC website


APVI publishes reports, policy submissions and research about clean energy in Australia.

PV in Australia Report (2019)


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