Swedish thin-film photograph voltaic producer Midsummer and France’s Soprasolar, a subsidiary of roofing supplies producer Soprema, have launched plans to collaborate on an built-in photograph voltaic roof product for low load-bearing rooftops.

Midsummer CEO Eric Jaremalm talked about the collaboration could “open up a beforehand unexploited market for photograph voltaic cells on low load-bearing roofs … It might really create a model new European commerce and on the equivalent time doubtlessly improve the share of photograph voltaic energy inside the European electrical vitality mix. The market is giant for photograph voltaic cell-integrated roof supplies choices that could be put in even on weaker roofs, which is the case in lots of the world’s worldwide areas with roofs that do not have to withstand the burden of snow.”

Midsummer is at current creating a CIGS photo voltaic module manufacturing facility in Sweden.