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pv magazine article

Dresden, 13th of June 2024

Heliatek CEO Guido van Tartwijk gave Valerie Thompson from pv magazine an exciting interview on the development of the innovative solar films made in Dresden. Among other things, he spoke about the world's first IEC 61215 certified OPV product.

Installation on metal façades at Erlanger Stadtwerke (ESTW)

Dresden, 16th of May 2024

Heliatek announces the successful completion of a double-façade installation of the innovative HeliaSol solar films on buildings of the Erlanger Stadtwerke (ESTW) in Germany. On two building façades, nearly 100 solar films were installed by two…

Flex16 Research Project

Dresden, 1st of May 2024

In the new research project Flex16, the Heliatek researchers have set the goal of significantly increasing the efficiency of organic solar films by developing new organic semiconductor materials and new cell designs.

Roof renovation with pre-fabricated rooftop elements with HeliaSol

Dresden, 25th of April 2024

A pioneering rooftop solar project featuring Heliatek's innovative HeliaSol solar films has been successfully completed in Dülmen, Germany.

Heliatek achieves IEC 61215 certification for lightweight & flexible HeliaSol® solar film

16th of April 2024

TÜV Rheinland (Germany) has awarded the first product of Heliatek’s new generation of HeliaSol® solar films the IEC 61215 certificate, confirming the durability of Heliatek’s flexible and lightweight solar film product line.

Austria's largest OPV installation at power plant Simmering in Vienna

26th of January 2024

Together with our partner Energie-Interessen, we have realized a large-scale rooftop system consisting of more than 330 HeliaSol solar films on the Wien Energie power plant in Vienna Simmering.

Title: Siemens Energy installs Heliatek’s innovative solar films on façade at transformer factory…

22nd of December 2023

Siemens Energy has realized a milestone solar project at its transformer factory in Nuremberg, Germany. More than 150 HeliaSol solar films were directly glued to the upper section of a production facility's façade. Completed within an impressive…

IGEPA group becomes Heliatek's exclusive specialized wholesale partner

12th of December 2023

Heliatek, the global leader in organic solar films and the IGEPA group, one of Europe's leading wholesale trading groups, finalize an exclusive partnership for the wholesale distribution of the innovative solar film HeliaSol®.

Exclusive partnership between waterproofing and solar film manufacturer

23th of November 2023

Heliatek and Triflex offer new system solution for sustainable and efficient roof renovation with integrated solar power generation

Tepe Systemhallen renews roof with HeliaSol integrated roof elements from Laukien

23th of October 2023

The specialist for lightweight system halls is renovating the roofs of its company buildings, using trapezoidal sheet metal roof elements and HeliaSol solar foils.

Heliatek featured on RTL/N-TV

19th of October 2023

A camera team visited us in Dresden in mid-September for the media group RTL's “we get it done” ("Wir packen' s an“) theme week.

Heliatek demonstrator part of the Cité des Sciences exhibition in Paris

20th of September 2023

From September 20, 2023, to January 7, 2024, the “Cité des sciences et de l'industrie” in Paris is hosting “City of Tomorrow” – an exhibition designed by the Solar Impulse Foundation.

Heliatek report on Deutsche Welle goes viral

15th of September 2023

The Facebook reel based on a visit of a Deutsche Welle TV team has gone viral on different platforms ad social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn since it was posted mid August 2023.

The world’s most powerful OPV installation at SAIT

3rd of August 2023

The world's most powerful OPV facade made of more than 700 HeliaSol solar films was recently completed at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology in South Korea.

STEEP-UP – Next Generation Materials for Organic Photovoltaics

5th of July 2023

In June, the EU-wide STEEP UP research project began its work on developing novel absorber materials for vacuum-based, organic solar cells.

Heliatek joins European Solar PV Industry Alliance (ESIA)

8th of June 2023

Heliatek is happy to announce joining the European Solar PV Industry Alliance (ESIA).

Intersolar 2023 – Meet us at our booth B2.370

25th of May 2023

We are excited to participate at the largest European solar tradeshow – the Intersolar 2023 in Munich, taking place from 14-16 of June.

Christoph Ostermann becomes Chairman of Heliatek‘s Advisory Board

18th of April 2023

Christoph Ostermann recently accepted the role of Chairman of Heliatek’s Advisory Board. As founder of the Sonnen Group, entrepreneur, and CleanTech enthusiast, he brings more than relevant experience to support Heliatek’s growth.

Ground-braking OPV installation on undulating rooftops in the Port of Barcelona

2nd of March 2023

The inauguration of 29.5 kWp solar project on February 28th at the Port of Barcelona is a shining example of how we can harness the power of innovation and sustainability to build a better future.

Distribution Agreement Heliatek & PETA Engineering

18th of November 2022

Heliatek and PETA Engineering have signed a Distribution Agreement to market and install significant volumes of Heliatek's innovative solar films in the Republic of Korea.

Façade Installation at Samsungs Advanced Institute of Technology

3rd of November 2022

Heliatek‘s innovative HeliaSol solar films have been installed on a façade of Samsungs Advanced Institute of Technology in Gyeonggi-do in the Republic of Korea.

New brand positioning – INDEPENDENT. GREEN. FUTURE.

13th of October 2022

Heliatek brings innovative solar solutions that transform buildings into clean energy generators. To emphasize this, we have reworked our brand and brand positioning with a new vision and mission, a new logo and a new look and feel.

Heliatek signs strategic partnership with Looop for Japan

26th of August 2022

Heliatek has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Looop Inc. to market and install the innovative solar films from the global leader in organic photovoltaics in Japan. The agreement was signed by Guido van Tartwijk, CEO of Heliatek and Looop…

Interview from Rüdiger Schmitz-Normann (KFW Story)

22th of July 2022

Heliatek’s CEO was recently interviewed within the KFW Story: “On virtually any surface”. This interview was published on June 30. and is shared with the curtosy of KFW.

Heliatek at changeNOW

18th of May 2022

With its 1st edition in 2017 surfing on the enthusiasm and the dynamic of the Cop21 in Paris, the event has become a major player worldwide to bring together emerging solutions and their entrepreneurs to investors, corporates, communities and talent…

Veranstaltungsgelände der Intersolar

Heliatek at Intersolar

9th of May 2022

After two years of a pandemic Heliatek is thrilled to be back to exhibit at the Intersolar Europe. The Intersolar takes place from May 11th to May 13th at the ICM in Munich.

Solar films on a round heat storage of a heat power plant in Marburg

15th of December 2021

Solar power generation on a round surface not possible? It IS with Heliatek’s flexible solar film HeliaSol! Our solar films have been applied to a round heat storage facility at the heat power plant Ortenberg operated by the Municipal Utility of the…

Heliatek represents Saxony in new „Simply Saxony" image campaign

5th of November 2021

The Free State of Saxony has a long tradition of delivering groundbreaking inventions. Saxony provides perfect conditions for family businesses and industry giants, for inventors, start-ups and manufacturing companies. This is highlighted in the…

GARBE Renewable Energy – GREEN GmbH launches pilot project for innovative PV solutions from Heliatek…

14th of October 2021

GARBE Renewable Energy – GREEN GmbH (‘GREEN’), a subsidiary of GARBE Industrial Real Estate GmbH (‘GARBE’), inaugurated the film photovoltaic system installed on the external façade in cooperation with the companies Heliatek GmbH (‘Heliatek’) and…

Heliatek official partner of the Consortium of the German Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

30th of September 2021

Heliatek is proud to be official partner of the German Pavilion “Campus Germany” at the World Expo 2020, taking place from 1 October 2021until 31 March 2022 in Dubai.

Jobmesse Dresden 2021

13th of September 2021

You are looking for a new job opportunity in the booming renewable energy industry? You want to be part of driving the future of energy generation? Then visit us at the Jobmesse Dresden 2021, this Thursday, 16th September from 12-6 pm at the…

Heliatek at The Big 5 Solar

7th of September 2021

Heliatek will exhibit at the Big 5 Solar – one of the leading solar exhibitions in the Middle East. The Big 5 Solar will take place from 12- 15th September at the Dubai World Trade Center.

Press Visit „Green-Tech City Dresden“

16th of July 2021

Last week on Thursday, we have been visited the first time since more than one and a half year by media representatives.

Heliatek at Viva Technology 2021

14th of June 2021

Heliatek will join Europe‘s biggest events for startups and technology – the Viva Technology 2021. This event will take place from June 16-19, both physical in Paris and as an online event.

TÜV ISO 9001 Certification

24th of March 2021

We are proud to announce that Heliatek has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification by TÜV SÜD. This is a major milestone on our path to commercialization of our...

First Heliatek OPV project in Japan - Ritsumeikan University bus stop

First Heliatek OPV project in Japan - Ritsumeikan University bus stop

2nd of November 2020

Late 2019, Heliatek was announced as one of three winners of the “Japan Energy Challenge 2019”, a competition hosted by Japanese SMAP Energy who drives...

Photo of the Heliatek building facade with trees

Heliatek Applicant Day 30th of June 2020

15th of June 2020

We electrify the world with our new, organic and sustainable solar films. For our location near...

HeliaSol® with distinction from the Solar Impulse Foundation

HeliaSol® is labeled as 1 of 1000 efficient solutions by Solar Impulse Foundation

28th of April 2020

Heliatek is excited to announce that its award-winning organic solar film HeliaSol® has passed the stringent criteria...

Crowd in front of buildings in Dubai

Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) Program 2020 – “Cohort 7” Review

23th of April 2020

Heliatek was selected out of more than 500 applicants for the participation of the 2020 Dubai Future Accelerators program...

Photo of the OE-A 2020

OE-A competition 2020 winner in the category: “Best Publicly Funded Project Demonstrator”

7th of April 2020

Heliatek is proud to win the 2020 OE-A competition in the category: “Best Publicly Funded...

A symbolic green footprint on a green meadow

WHITEPAPER: “Organic Photovoltaics – Truly Green Energy: Ultra-Low Carbon Footprint” (copy 1)

27th of March 2020

Heliatek’s first Whitepaper provides you with detailed information on the environmental impacts of HeliaSol®, the…

Representative at the signing of the strategic partnership with PETA Engineering from South Korea

Strategic Partnership Agreement with PETA Engineering from the Republic of Korea

25th of February 2020

Heliatek has signed a strategic partnership agreement with PETA Engineering from the Republic of Korea.

Photo of complex buildings in Dubai

Heliatek selected as participant for the “Dubai Future Accelerators” program 2020

29th of January 2020

Out of more than 500 companies, Heliatek has been selected to participate in the Dubai...

Heliatek on the winner of the Global Innovation Award 2020

Heliatek wins Global Innovation Award 2020

17th of January 2020

Heliatek is deeply honored and proud to win the 2020 Global Innovation Award created by...

Photo of a building in Dubai

First OPV Pilot in Dubai with Etihad ESCO

18th of December 2019

Heliatek and Etihad Energy Service (ESCO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding during WETEX Solar...

Heliatek’s organic solar film

Heliatek’s truly green and organic solar films

22th of October 2019

Heliatek, the world-leader in organic solar energy solutions, announces today that its award-winning technology have...

Saxony's Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer and Dresden's Mayor Dirk Hilbert at the opening of Heliatek's series production for organic solar films

Inauguration ceremony of Heliatek’s organic solar film series production

20th of August 2019

Today, Michael Kretschmer, Prime Minister of Germany’s Free State Saxony, Dirk Hilbert, Mayor of Dresden...

Award of Heliatek as the winner of the Japan Energy Challenge 2019

Heliatek awarded as winner of the Japan Energy Challenge 2019

16th of August 2019

Heliatek is proud to be awarded as a winner for the Japan Energy Challenge 2019.

Two participants in an environmentally friendly summer festival

EDP and Heliatek providing sustainable energy for Eco-friendly summer Festivals

17th of July 2019

Heliatek is proud to be part of the environmentally sustainable Summer Festival Project supported by...

Heliatek solar film

Heliatek has won Best Innovation-Led Clean-Tech award

12th of June 2019

According to judging panel Heliatek is the worthy winner of the 2019 award for…

Industrial facade with Heliatek products

Solar refresh for an industrial façade

6th of June 2019

Heliatek and innogy-associated municipal utility Lechwerke (LEW) are testing the low-carbon OPV technology.

Heliatek solar films for SAMSUNG in South Korea

Go East: Heliatek Solar Films for SAMSUNG

22nd of May 2019

Heliatek has successfully completed its first installation project in the Republic of Korea: Together with strategic partner SAMSUNG...

Two employees in front of the tower of a wind turbine

ACCIONA Wind Turbine Tower installed with OPV films

20th of May 2019

Heliatek has realized a groundbreaking “landmark” OPV installation: 120 flexible organic photovoltaic films...

Exhibition E-world 2019

E-world 2019 (copy 1)

7th of February 2019

The E-world energy & water trade fair took place in Essen from 5 to 7...

Heliatek and other representatives at the OPE-MENA conference

Heliatek takes part in the OPE-MENA conference

30th of January 2019

In cooperation with the leading international industry association OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association)...

Exhibition Bau 2019

Welcome to Bau 2019!

15th of January 2019

The trade show Bau 2019 is open since yesterday in Munich and we are there.

CEO Guido van Tartwijk

Guido van Tartwijk is Heliatek’s new CEO

5th of November 2018

With effect from 1 November 2018, Guido van Tartwijk has become the new Chief Executive...

Façade installation with organic photovoltaics in the port of Duisburg

World’s largest façade installed with organic photovoltaics in the port of Duisburg

4th of October 2018

Approximately 185 m² of Heliatek’s organic photovoltaic films were installed on the façade of a...

PVme Project

The key to a sustainable building façade

11th of June 2018

During the last two years, as part of the EU-funded PVme project, an international consortium...

Project Engie Harmony Playground

Heliatek cooperates with Engie on its Harmony advertising campaign

2nd of May 2018

Engie, the French energy group, recently launched the international advertising campaign ‘Engie Harmony’.

Swissbau 2018

Heliatek participating at Swissbau!

15th of January 2018

As one out of 1,046 exhibitors Heliatek is attending Swissbau, one of the largest construction...

Laser structuring of organic solar cells

European research team achieves milestone in the laser structuring of organic solar cells

18th of December 2017

As part of the ALABO project, a research team has been working on the foundations...

Benjamin Boccas at Tech for Planet

Fighting climate change – Heliatek at „Tech For Planet“ event

18th of December 2017

On 11 December Heliatek took part in the “Tech For Planet” initiative in Paris, held...

La Rochelle with Heliatek's solar film solution HeliaSol® in France

The world’s largest BiOPV installation completed in France using Heliatek’s Solar Film Solution,…

14th of November 2017

Today ENGIE, Heliatek and the Departement of Charentes Maritimes officially inaugurated the world’s largest BiOPV...

Energy-generating concrete facade

First step for energy generating concrete façade

6th of November 2017

For two years, we are working together with the world largest manufacturer of building material...

Energy facade of Lechwerke Augsburg with HeliaFilm®

Heliatek and Lechwerke Augsburg expands energy façade with HeliaFilm®

4th of October 2017

Lechwerke (LEW), located in the city of Augsburg, has extended their “Energy Façade” project by...

Solar active facade from Heliatek for ENGIE’s research center Laborelec

New Heliatek solar energy façade on ENGIE’s research center

30th of June 2017

Solar films manufactured by German company Heliatek have been installed on ENGIE Laborelec’s building in...

Second phase of the installation of HeliaFilm® on aluminum in Singapore

Heliatek implements BIOPV pilot project (2nd phase) – Singapore

30th of August 2016

The second phase of Heliatek’s large pilot installation has been successfully completed in Singapore.

Organic solar films from Heliatek on a biogas plant

RWE Installs Organic Solar Film from Heliatek on Biogas Plant

28th of June 2016

RWE inaugurated a modern biogas plant in Bergheim-Paffendorf. The large façade of the fermenters is…

first large BIOPV project on African continent

Heliatek deploys with Kandil Steel its first large BIOPV project on African continent

23rd of June 2016

Heliatek has implemented, with its partner Kandil Steel, its first Building integrated Organic Photovoltaic (BIOPV)...

Two employees installing the first phase of HeliaFilm® on aluminum in Singapore

Asia’s largest Building Integrated Organic PV (BIOPV) completed – Singapore

14th of September 2015

The first phase of Heliatek’s pilot project in Singapore has been successfully completed. 30m² of...

HeliaFilm® for Asia's largest BIOPV installation in Singapore

Heliatek supplies HeliaFilm® for Asia’s largest BIOPV installation in Singapore

2nd of March 2015

Heliatek’s partner, vTrium Energy, will be implementing the world’s most powerful and Asia’s largest BIOPV...

HeliaFilm® solar film on an air dome with PVC membrane in Berlin.

Successful start of pilot project for energy self-sufficient air dome

15th of January 2015

Heliatek has successfully installed its solar film, HeliaFilm®, on a PVC-based membrane air dome in…