French BIPV company EcoTemis has formed a strategic partnership with Cadmos through a capital increase. Through the affiliation, the companies will build a BIPV customization facility in France, to design and manufacture versatile BIPV solutions of high architectural quality.
Thierry Bodiot, President at EcoTemis said, “We are delighted to bring on board, as a strategic partner, Cadmos, a leading and highly respected global PV company combining very successful downstream activities in Spain, Italy, France and the U.S. with leading-edge [silicon] thin-film manufacturing. This partnership allows for an accelerated preproduction phase and demonstrates the increasing importance of PV in the eco-buildings of today and tomorrow. Our vision is to contribute to more sustainable cities, where building design and practice as well as perception, behavior and lifestyle will adopt more sustainability thinking”.
David Naranjo, CEO of Cadmos added: “France is the most promising country for the BIPV industry and Cadmos, as a vertically integrated player in PV, considers this market as a must.
“EcoTemis and its management are a perfect match for us to enter this exciting venture. We have enormous expectations for EcoTemis and will devote ourselves to achieve international leadership in the BIPV sector. We strongly believe this solar energy segment will definitely change the energy structures for European cities in the next decades.”