Heliatek’s Film Wins a Renewable Energy Design Award

December 9th, 2015 by Casey Flores

Is photovoltaic film the future? Dresden, Germany-based Heliatek thinks so—as do some leaders in renewable energy.

Aron Guttowski, Heliatek's manager for business development, collecting the award from host, Robin Ince on the left and Richard Wilson, editor of Electronics Weekly on the right.

Aron Guttowski, Heliatek’s manager for business development, collecting the award from host, Robin Ince on the left and Richard Wilson, editor of Electronics Weekly on the right.

At the Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards ceremony in London, the company received the Renewable Energy Design Award 2015 for its organic solar film, HeliaFilm.

The prize recognizes the international successes of Heliatek as a clean energy producing, film supplier. “We are delighted to receive this Elektra award,” says Thibaud Le Séguillon, CEO. “It supports our vision of a decentralized and decarbonized energy supply. It also encourages us to continue to enhance our HeliaFilm technology as a clean and green source of energy.”

Heliatek's award-winning HeliaFilm.

Heliatek’s award-winning HeliaFilm.

According to the company, the film has achieved a record of 12 percent efficiency for organic photovoltaics and is now being commercialized for large area applications. Heliatek has partnered with industrial glass and building materials companies to speed the adoption of its technology in sustainable, net-zero energy buildings.

The film currently deployed in pilot installations in Japan, Germany, Italy, China, the U.S. and Singapore.

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