United Solar and Baraclit Form Strategic Partnership for Building Integrated PV Rooftops in Italy
United Solar, the global manufacturer of UNI-SOLAR® lightweight, flexible solar products and a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD), announced its strategic partnership with Baraclit SpA,a large Italian company with a 65-year history in the industrial prefabricated building sector.
Baraclit’s b.Power division will integrate UNI-SOLAR photovoltaic (PV) solar laminates into its "flat roof" system. The addressable opportunity is estimated to be 10 million square meters of Baraclit’s industrial rooftop portfolio. The Baraclit building integrated PV (BIPV) configuration complies with requirements of the highest incentive offered under the Italian Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program for "Building Integrated Photovoltaic Plants with Innovative Features."