F-WAVE has started verification test of Decorative Films for Photovoltaic Modules
Applied to our Lightweight Flexible Photovoltaic module to promote the Use of Solar Power
F-WAVE Company Limited (F-WAVE) has applied decorative films for photovoltaic modules which were jointly developed by Toyota Motor Corporation Frontier Research Center (Toyota) and Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings Co., Ltd. (NPAC) to F-WAVE’s mass-produced flexible, lightweight photovoltaic modules. The films1 make use of automotive painting technologies to add color to the modules. F-WAVE, Toyota and NPAC started a series of verification tests on March 12, 2021 at F-WAVE’s Kumamoto Factory
The aim of these verification tests is to assess different types of durability, power generation, and design.
Decorative films before (left) and after (right) being applied to photovoltaic modules