iLumen wins VOKA Limburg Innovation Award 2020

Innovatie Award VOKA

iLumen has won the VOKA Limburg Innovation Award 2020. CEO Ismaël Ben-Al-Lal received the trophy from Karin Van De Velde, chairwoman of Voka – Chamber of Commerce Limburg. Innovation has been woven into iLumen’s DNA from day one. This resulted in the launch of numerous product innovations such as the multiple award-winning PIDbox, the device […]

Global solar capacity may reach 1,448 GW in 2024

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SolarPower Europe has predicted the volume of new PV capacity added this year will be 4% less than last year’s figure because of the Covid-19 crisis. At the end of 2019, the world had topped 630 GW of solar. For 2020, around 112 GW of new PV capacity is expected, and in 2021, newly installed […]

New business opportunities for the PV industry

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CIRCUSOL talked with Ismaël Ben-Al-Al, CEO of our partner FUTECH, about the benefits of integrating second-life products into the PV market. As a member of the Circusol Consortium, FUTECH is involved in the realization of two circular demonstrator projects at cohousing Waasland and at the Cloverleaf demonstrator site. “Based on the tests that we have carried out as part of the […]

Generating solar energy at night? American scientists convinced it’s possible

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Generating electricity at night with solar panels? It sounds too good to be true. But according to two American researchers, it is possible. And even with a decent return: under a clear starry sky, up to 25 percent of the daily yield. Under such ideal conditions, solar panels could provide approximately 50 watts per square […]

Nomination VOKA Entrepreneur Award Herman Dessers

Ondernemersprijs VOKA

The U2P Group, the holding of which iLumen is a part, was nominated  as one of the three finalists for the Voka Entrepreneur Award Herman Dessers. This prize has been awarded annually since 1995 to “reward” a citizen of the province of Limburg, a Limburg-based company, an association, institution or group that has performed remarkably in […]