BSQ Solar proud sponsor of CPV-15

BSQ Solar shall sponsor the 15th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (http://www.cpv-15.org/) to be held from March 25th to 27th, 2019, in the Moroccan city of Fez. Fez is an Imperial City that has stood in the north of Morocco for a thousand years. Within its Medina, declared a World Heritage Site, old Morocco…

BSQ Solar’s HCPV modules IEC certified

BSQ Solar has completed certification processes for its HCPV modules according to two IEC standards: IEC62108, IEC61730-1 and IEC61730-2. The IEC 62108 “Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) modules and assemblies – Design qualification and type approval” is a design qualification standard applicable to HCPV modules. The main purpose of this standard is to cover reliability issues that…

Project PowerTree Kicks-Off

Cities need to accelerate the uptake of renewables and sustainable transport to meet their rising energy needs, maintain a healthy living and avoid climate change. The combination of PV and e-vehicles (EV) are proving to be the most effective tools for this transition. However, cities are densely populated and available solar energy collecting surface per…

BSQ Solar proud sponsor of CPV-14

BSQ Solar shall sponsor the 14th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (http://www.cpv-14.org/) to be held from April 16th to 18th, 2018, in the Spanish town of Puertollano. Puertollano, a former mining town that today has transitioned into a local hub of greentech industries and research centers, is located in the region of Castilla La…

BSQ Solar appoints two new staff members

BSQ Solar appoints two new staff members, Dr. Tania Rodríguez and Dr. Sebastian Caparrós. Dr. Sebastian Caparrós joins BSQ as a Senior Consultant for CPV Technology. Sebastian has worked for more than 11 years in CPV technology. He previously worked as a project manager of CPV projects at Abengoa from 2007 to 2016. There he…

ASES HCPV portable system close to product launch

BSQ Solar participated in project ASES (Smart high efficient Alternative Solar Energy Source) in collaboration with two other industrial European companies, Eryma from France and Elceram from Czech Republic and with the support of two research centers, the University of West Bohemia and Tecnalia from Spain. The main objective of the project was the development…

BSQ SOLAR’s sun tracking certified IEC 62817

BSQ Solar has completed the IEC62817 certification process for its sun tracking technology. IEC 62817 is a design qualification standard applicable to solar trackers for photovoltaic systems. The standard defines test procedures for both the key components and the complete tracker system. In some cases, test procedures describe methods to measure and/or calculate parameters reported…

BSQ obtains ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification

Within a 19-month period, BSQ Solar’s has conditioned its management operations to comply with the ISO 9001:2015 quality assurance standard, and the ISO 14001:2015 environmental standard. Leading the process were BSQ’s Operations Manager, Goulven Quéméré with support from Javier Bernabé, a quality management consultant. The final certification process and audits were carried out by the…