Author Archives: Sven Lindstrom

Perfect storm brewing for renewable distributed energy in urban areas – BIPV takes the lead

The stars are perfectly aligned for a swift and massive breakthrough of small-scale solar energy production in urban areas. This could completely change the world, the planet’s energy generation and save the environment. However, there are also obstacles to this bright future from the unlikeliest of sources. read more

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Solar and renewable energy trends in 2017

Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer
  • as seen by Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer

The solar and renewable energy industries are constantly evolving – and sometimes changing abruptly – and this will continue in the new year that is soon upon us. Sven Lindström, CEO of Swedish solar energy expert Midsummer, outlines what can we expect from 2017: read more

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Solar on Houses Needed for 2020 Target

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What does the Future Hold for Thin Film Solar Panels?

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Solar and renewable energy trends in 2016

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Five More Myths About Solar Energy – and the real facts

In an earlier article, Midsummer’s CEO Sven Lindström outlined some of the most common myths about solar power. Here are five more of the most common solar energy myths – coupled with the real facts: read more

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Five Myths About Solar Power – and the real facts

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The thin film solar cell industry in transition: knockout phase is over – profitability and vertical integration next

Prices of solar cells and solar panels have fallen dramatically over the last few years. This (and state subsidies) has been good for the advancement of this amazing renewable energy source, and solar energy can today be seen as an established energy source, reliable and well distributed, cost competitive with traditional non-renewable energy sources and with a very healthy annual growth in installed solar panels. read more

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Mega cities of the future require local electricity production – solar ‘roof energy’ is the answer

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