Off Grid Report

Electrically Active Smart Glass and Windows 2018-2028

Photovoltaic, electrochromic, suspended particle, LC, transparent OLED, BIPV, structural electronics

Electrically active transparent smart glass will be a $6.5 billion market in 2028, growing rapidly
 

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Table of Contents
1.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
1.1.Purpose of this report
1.1.1.Smart glass
1.2.Choices of capability of active glass
1.3.Electrically active smart glass $ billion global market 2018/2028
1.3.1.Overview 2018 and 2028
1.3.2.Main market categories, drivers and technologies
1.3.3.Primary needs addressed, main technology, success, potential, issues
1.3.4.Past forecasts by others have tended to be over-optimistic
1.3.5.Past forecasts: electrically screening smart glass
1.3.6.PV, BIPV, transparent BIPV, vehicle glass PV 2017-2028 $billion global Here we present the latest IDTechEx forecasts including sector characteristics
1.3.7.Electrically active shading $million global
1.3.8.OLED lighting and % flexible 2017-2028 $billion global
1.4.Progress
1.5.Physical principles
2.INTRODUCTION
2.1.Creating new markets
2.2.Trends driving need for smart glass
2.2.1.View of global infrastructure developer ARUP
2.2.2.What is the trend in the use of glass in the built environment?
2.2.3.Vehicles land, water, air
2.2.4.Vehicles travelling on sunshine alone will benefit from photovoltaic windows
2.2.5.IFEVS solar-only microcars Italy: 40 km a day
2.2.6.Combining photovoltaic with optically active windows
2.2.7.Combining photovoltaic with optically active windows
2.2.8.Cars will be substantially replaced by delivery trucks, autonomous taxis, buses.
2.2.9.Peak in car sales k - goodbye to many things........
2.2.10.China car market dominates
2.2.11.Autonomous bus taxi: large smart windows needed
2.2.12.Autonomy enabling the reverse commute
2.2.13.Glass technology for automotive and transport
2.3.Value-added features
2.4.Uses for electrically active glass
2.4.1.Flat glass markets: smart glass context
2.4.2.Building glass market
2.4.3.Samsung OLED window
2.4.4.EC glass for aerospace: The More Electric Aircraft MEA
2.4.5.EC glass for marine applications
2.5.Electric darkening
3.TECHNOLOGIES
3.1.Ways of making transparent materials TM electrically active
3.2.Summary of phenomena behind smart glass technologies, materials and manufacturers
3.3.Basic configurations
3.4.Choices of capability of active glass
3.5.Quantum dot QD technology
3.5.1.Quantum dot PV is still in early stage
3.5.2.Comparison of efficiencies
3.5.3.Quantum dot PV: SWOT analysis
3.5.4.Latest review on quantum dot PV technologies
3.5.5.Slow progress in the industry
3.5.6.Solterra
3.5.7.Magnolia Solar Corporation
3.5.8.Kolon Industries
3.5.9.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany
3.5.10.QD solar concentrator (UbiQD - Los Alamos)
3.5.11.Advantages of QD solar concentrators
3.5.12.QD Solar announcement in 2017
3.6.Thin transparent film could improve electronics and solar cells
4.TRANSPARENT AND TRANSLUCENT PHOTOVOLTAICS AND THERMOELECTRICS
4.1.Overview
4.1.1.Many competing technologies in PV
4.1.2.OPV has issues of cost and lowest efficiency
4.1.3.PV windows for buildings
4.1.4.Smartflex solar facades
4.1.5.POLYMODEL micro EV Italy
4.1.6.Example: Pythagoras Solar
4.2.Transparent organic photovoltaics OPV
4.2.1.Polysolar
4.2.2.SolarWindow Technologies
4.2.3.Swiss Federal Institute for Materials Science and Technology
4.3.Transparent Luminescent Solar ConcentratorsTLSC
4.3.1.Michigan State University
4.3.2.Example highway barriers: Eindhoven TU
4.3.3.Universities of Minnesota and Milano Bicocca advance in 2017
4.3.4.University of Exeter's Solar Squared Solar Cells 2017
4.3.5.Washington Universities Luminescent Solar Concentrator (LSC) Technology Panels
4.3.6.Potential for perovskite PV in windows
4.3.7.Quantum dot TLSC: Los Alamos
4.3.8.Taiyo Kogyo
4.4.Light-guiding solar concentrators
4.4.1.ITRI Taiwan
4.4.2.Morgan Solar Canada
4.5.Thermoelectric harvesting windows: Strep Solearth
5.SHADING TECHNOLOGIES USING ELECTRICALLY SMART GLASS
5.1.Overview
5.2.Characteristics
5.3.Chromogenic and Light Scattering Phenomena
5.4.Optofluidic Smart Glass
6.ELECTROCHROMIC TECHNOLOGY (EC)
6.1.Overview
6.2.Active electrochromic materials
6.3.Design variables of electrochromic devices
6.3.1.Factors affecting operation
6.3.2.Energy Efficiency Potential
6.4.Electrochromic window manufacturing process
6.5.Options for transparent conducting films in EC Glass
6.5.1.Metal nanowires
6.5.2.% Transmittance Challenge
6.6.Electrochromics going flexible
6.6.1.Why consider this opportunity?
6.7.EC production capacity by region
6.8.Suppliers
6.9.Common applicational functions
6.10.Electrochromic glass installations
6.11.Price trend
6.12.First generation active electrochromics
6.12.1.Limitation
6.12.2.Tungsten Oxides - SAGE and View Co.
6.13.Second Generation Electrochromics
6.13.1.Hydrides - View Co.
6.14.Third generation electrochromic devices: Heliotrope Electrochromics
7.VOLTAGE RESPONSIVE OR ELECTROSTATIC ORIENTED MATERIALS
7.1.Voltage Responsive or Electrostatic Oriented Materials
7.2.Structure of liquid crystal smart glass
7.2.1.Suspended Particle Devices
7.3.Suspended Particle Devices
7.4.Three generations of Liquid Crystal Technologies
7.5.Different generations of LC switchable films
7.6.Liquid crystal capability and applications: view of EMD
7.7.Licrivision dye doped liquid crystals
7.8.LC in action
7.9.Scienstry LC technology
7.10.Window retrofit becomes possible: Argo
7.11.Next Generation EC Technology
7.12.TCO and Barrier Films
8.SUSPENDED PARTICLE TECHNOLOGY FOR ACTIVE SHADING
8.1.SPT in vehicles
8.2.Research Frontiers Inc
9.OLED TRANSPARENT LIGHTING AND DISPLAYS
9.1.Transparent OLED lighting
9.2.Latest Market Announcements
9.3.Latest Market Announcements
9.4.Technology Progress
9.5.OLED Market penetration
9.6.OLED Lighting Value Chain
9.7.OLED market forecast 2017-2027