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Resource: Potential and benefits of building integrated photovoltaics

Name of organisation: IEE project "Pure" reviewed by NHF (UK)

Type of ressource: analysis/ technical report

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This document provides an overview of BIPV (Building Integration PhotoVoltaic) for the benefits of countries participating in the PURE project, which are characterized with a high potential but low take-up (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece and Slovakia).
The document is a guide that looks at what BIPV are, what their potential and benefits are in Europe and each EU member state and looks in particular at the legislative background for BIPV in Spain.


This document is available from the project website free of charge. It was published in 2008 so some of the legislative background it refers to might no longer be up-to-date


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