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Overheating of solar panels

Overheating of solar panels

Come summertime, watch out for the risk of overheating solar panels! Their energy output peaks from June to September, which marks their period of highest efficiency. But this time period is also about going away on holiday, thus leaving the home empty and...

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Solar water heater guide

Solar water heater guide

Did you know that heating water is a household’s second highest electric utility cost after heating the house itself? In light of this fact, it is necessary to consider other more cost-effective and environmentally-friendly heating solutions. The solar water heater is...

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Battery for Solar panel energy Storage [Guide]

Battery for Solar panel energy Storage [Guide]

We at DualSun want to offer solutions tailored to your situation. That is why we decided to publish an online battery guide to help you make the right choices. This guide tackles the most basic of questions, such as “Do I really need to invest in batteries?” or “What...

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The environmental impact of solar panels

The environmental impact of solar panels

What is the environmental impact of a photovoltaic, thermal or hybrid solar panel and how it is it measured? There are several environmental impact assessment methods out there, the best-known ones being the Carbon Footprint® (“Bilan Carbone®” in French) the...

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The guide to solar heating for swimming pools

The guide to solar heating for swimming pools

Most swimming pool owners face two main concerns, the first one being limited use of their pool during the cold off-season and the second being the high maintenance costs— especially for heated pools! But what if there was a way to heat your pool for free? A solar...

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Recycling solar panels

Recycling solar panels

Are end-of-life photovoltaic and hybrid solar panels recyclable? The answer is a resounding yes. It is possible to recycle 94.7% of a solar panel. The solar panel recycling industry is very well-structured, thus making solar energy one of the least polluting energy...

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How solar panels work ?

How solar panels work ?

Everyone knows that solar panels derive their energy from the sun. However, few people have a detailed understanding of the way they work. That is why we have put together this convenient guide to explain the workings of a solar panel and help you gain a better...

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DualSun to participate at InterSolution 2019!

DualSun to participate at InterSolution 2019!

DualSun is delighted to announce its participation at InterSolution 2019 with partner CLIMAPAC in Ghent, Belgium the 23rd and 24th of January 2019, stand 8527. InterSolution is the number one networking and trade fair for solar energy in the Benelux (Belgium,...

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Gold for Heatseeker DualSun in Australia!

Gold for Heatseeker DualSun in Australia!

DualSun is ecstatic to announce that our Australian partner Supreme Heating took home the SPASA National Gold Award for “Product of the Year” with Heatseeker DualSun, a multi-energy solution that includes DualSun’s innovative and patented hybrid solar panels. The...

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DualSun is a proud sponsor of EuroSun 2018

DualSun is a proud sponsor of EuroSun 2018

DualSun is proud to announce its participation and sponsorship at the EuroSun 2018 conference which will take place in Rapperswil, Switzerland from September 10-13.  2018 marks the 12th edition of the International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and...

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The news Heatseeker DualSun offer will heat up Australian pools

The news Heatseeker DualSun offer will heat up Australian pools

Australia, meet DualSun! This past weekend was the commercial launch of Heatseeker DualSun for the Australian market at the SPASA Pool and Spa Expo in Melbourne (February 2-4, 2018). The “Zero Energy Pool” was a huge hit for our friends down under.   The Zero...

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PV/T thermal performance explained!

PV/T thermal performance explained!

It is often difficult to compare the thermal performance of different PV/T collectors because there are multiple conditions and parameters that can affect the performance coefficients a0 and a1.  In this article, we will do our best to explain this complex but...

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Emelie Forsberg, environmentalist and skyrunning world champion

Emelie Forsberg, environmentalist and skyrunning world champion

Emelie Tina Forsberg is a Swedish athlete specialized in trail running and ski mountaineering. An environmentalist and mountain lover, she has reached many summits in her life, winning countless medals in skyrunning and ski mountaineering at the European and World...

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Solar interview with Jan Clyncke, Managing Director of PV Cycle

Solar interview with Jan Clyncke, Managing Director of PV Cycle

Since 2008, Jan Clyncke has been the the Managing Director of PV Cycle, a pan-European organization for the treatment and recycling of photovoltaic waste.  Mr. Clyncke has a longtime experience in establishing mandatory take-back and recycling schemes, especially of...

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DualSun explores the solar market in Greece

DualSun explores the solar market in Greece

DualSun moves offices to Athens for 15 days - to change scenery, to explore the solar market in Greece, to build a pilot installation, and to experience a unique team-building opportunity… here’s a day-by-day journal of our Hellenic adventure! Day 1: Saturday, January...

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DualSun meets François Hollande!

DualSun meets François Hollande!

On December 17, 2014, DualSun, represented by co-founder Laetitia Brottier, was invited to the Elysée, the French Presidential Palace, to lunch with French president François Hollande and other CEOs of French energy companies. The objective of the meeting was to...

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Lets talk about PV self-consumption

Lets talk about PV self-consumption

One year ago, we wrote an article titled ”The road to PV self-consumption”, an article that was heavily consulted - and still is - which shows that there is a constant and growing interest in this subject. At the time, the concept of self-consumption was emerging...

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Interview with PVT specialist from the TÜV Rheinland laboratory

Interview with PVT specialist from the TÜV Rheinland laboratory

Four questions for Mr. Ulrich Fritzsche, project manager at TÜV Rheinland, specialized in PVT (photovoltaic and thermal) technologies.  Mr. Fritzsche managed the test procedures of the DualSun panel in the TÜV Rheinland laboratories in 2013.   Please explain the new...

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