SOLTECH, a subsidiary of GDF Suez Group, the oldest producer of building integrated photovoltaic solutions in Belgium, now specialised in R&D and PV glass, and Ecotemis, a leading French editor of Haute Couture solar solutions for architectural integration, urban furniture and outdoor design, have just signed a partnership agreement. In the context of this collaboration, the two companies aim to co-develop and market new solar products for architectural integration. By associating electricity production with elegant design, these premium active glazing products offer optimal characteristics to address the architectural and design communities.
“Ecotemis provides architects and project developers with solutions that give personality and character to energy,” said Mr. Thierry Bodiot, founder and President of Ecotemis. “Our leading edge capabilities to create high quality and beautiful solar architectural products are a natural fit with SOLTECH’s established record in the development of innovative technologies. Our partnership with SOLTECH marks another important landmark in Ecotemis’ journey into the era of emboldened sustainable architecture and new ways of urban living.Soltech and Ecotemis will work together to offer innovative, unique and cutting edge concepts for premium eco-buildings, luxury outdoor living furniture, semi-transparent facades, and sun-shading as well as elegant urban furniture.”