Swedish solar technology leader Midsummer has received its largest order ever for solar panels. 1,700 sqm of roof space of an industrial building in the central Swedish town of Flen will be covered by Midsummer BOLD solar panels, nearly 800 panels altogether harvesting approx. 157.8 kW of clean renewable solar energy.

Midsummer’s range of building integrated thin film solar panels has taken the private Nordic market by storm and is now quickly making inroads also into the commercial market. Midsummer’s advanced, light weight, no perforation and flexible thin film solar panels are perfectly suited for e.g. factories, warehouses and supermarkets.

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Many buildings, especially in sunny southern European states, do not have roofs strong enough to carry framed and heavy silicon solar panels. However, Midsummer BOLD is only 2 mm thick and very light, therefor ideal for buildings:

  • That are sensitive for weight and wind
  • Where it is important to avoid perforation of the roof membrane
  • Where a small carbon footprint is requested
  • Where it should be possible to walk on the panels
  • Where there is a demand for elegant architecture

’’The order is very promising and a happy occasion for Midsummer and we see a great potential to install our products on many more buildings like this,”, said Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer. “With the smallest carbon footprint on the market, we hope to encourage more companies to switch to Midsummer solar panels in order to reduce the environmental effect of their businesses.”

The installation in Flen commences in April. The tenant is system supplier Precima Production AB which soon will be able to enjoy self-produced renewable energy. The roof area is approx. 1,700 sqm and most of it will be covered by Midsummer’s panels.

’’As a company we actively work to reduce our environmental impact, with a special focus on generating our own energy,” said Sture Wikman, CEO, Precima Production. “Producing energy with Midsummer’s solar panels is a sustainable step in the right direction to reach our environmental objectives.”

For additional information, please contact:

Helena Engelbrecht
Head of Communications, Midsummer
E-mail: helena.engelbrecht@midsummer.se
Phone: +46 76-789 77 78

About Midsummer
Midsummer develops and markets solar panels directly to end customers from its own production and via contract manufacturers. The Midsummer Solar Roofs product range Midsummer SLIM, Midsummer WAVE and Midsummer BOLD offers customers light, thin and flexible solar panels that result in attractive solar roofs.

Midsummer is also a leading developer and supplier of advanced solar energy technology solutions for the production and installation of thin film solar panels. Its business offering includes equipment for cost-effective manufacturing of thin film solar cells as well as building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) solutions. Midsummer’s production process for thin film solar cells has a minimal carbon footprint compared to other production processes for solar modules. Midsummer’s DUO system has taken the position as the most widespread manufacturing tool for flexible CIGS solar cells in the world.

Midsummer’s technology is based on a rapid process for the production of durable, flexible CIGS solar cells using sputtering of all layers of the solar cell in a sealed vacuum chain. The Company’s share (MIDS) is traded on Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market with G & W Fondkommission as Certified Adviser, phone: +46 (0)8-503 000 50, email: ca@gwkapital.se. For more information, please visit: midsummer.se

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