Integrated photovoltaics into buildings are becoming more and more popular.
Integrated into the roof, roof tiles or walls
Alternatively they can be fitted away from the building which is connected simply by cable.
Used for domestic and industrial use
Where the building is in a remote area at a considerable distance from the grid PV’s are a suitable for generating electricity. This is suitable for rural areas and these systems are rapidly developing in poorer countries.
Arrays can be retrofitted onto existing buildings that are south facing.