Due to the high quality of the photovoltaic glasses added and the excellent installation performed, allow the system to produce 17% more than estimated, thus the skylight is producing 328.000 kWh/year facing 272.000 KWh/year calculated.
It’s been a year since Onyx Solar completed the execution of this project, the largest glass photovoltaic skylight in the world. Its 2500 m2 of photovoltaic glass are part of the new Novartis Pharmaceuticals’ headquarters in New Jersey, United States.
According to William De Pasquale, Turner Construction Project Manager, “it was a turnkey project developed really fast; Onyx Solar did an outstanding job and finished product despite the complicated weather conditions. I do recommend counting on this firm for highly specialized in Building Integrated Photovoltaics solutions.“
Onyx Solar has been awarded by Assembly of European Regions with the most innovative project prize thanks to our breakthrough in building integration photovoltaics.
Assembly of European Regions (AER) is the biggest independent network of regions in Europe. It concentrates more than 270 regions from 33 different countries and 13 international organizations.
From 21st to 24th October, Onyx Solar will exhibit its innovative solutions at Glasstec, the most important glass industry fair worldwide, in Düsseldorf.
Onyx Solar will take this opportunity to give a speech about its photovoltaic glass solutions and its innovative photovoltaic walkable floor at the Engineered Transparency International Conference.
Please, visit us at Hall 11-G46.
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The Passive House Institute, main promoter of PASSIVHAUS’ Energy Certification, will increase the quality and energy efficiency of the ENERPHIT label focused in buildings refurbishment. Passive House Institute will apply a holistic methodology “step by step” reaching every building construction stage, from the design to the execution.
In this sense, it is essential the inclusion of sustainable technologies that allows the energy self-consumption placing building integrated photovoltaic technologies as one of the most reliable clean sources, both aesthetically and efficiently.
Onyx Solar is involved in the project EUROPHIT, cofinanced by European Commission with Intelligent Energy Europe Program, through its photovoltaic glass solutions adapted to the construction standards. These materials are perfect to increase the energetic efficiency in buildings, key to reach the ambitious energetic goals established by the European Union for horizon 2020.
The retrofit of the Terina Mediterranean Foundation’s Buildings, in Calabria, will count on more than 3.000 Sqm of colored photovoltaic glass
This unique architectural work represents an important milestone for Onyx Solar, because of the wide range of building integrated photovoltaic solutions that will be gathered under the same complex, counting on the amorphous Silicon thin film glass manufactured by Onyx Solar.
Yellow and green colored photovoltaic glasses, typical that Italian region, will be integrated as part of the skylights, parking lots, walkways, floors and even an elevator with panoramic views.
The Terina Mediterranean Foundation is a centre of excellence dedicated, among other activities, to the investigation and the knowledge of the food industry through a network of relationships with Italian and other foreign universities.
Onyx Solar will carry out the integration of a new constructive solution in a hotel in Naples in collaboration with Enel Green Power, its Distributor in Italy
This will be a benchmark project for Onyx Solar, as it will incorporate 300 semi-transparent laminated, safety glass units, creating a highly efficient photovoltaic railing, which represents a new constructive solution designed and marketed by Onyx Solar.
This brand new photovoltaic solution, which was tailor made for the customer, incorporates an anti-reflective coating and went through all the impact resistance testing successfully, so safety and views are fully guaranteed by means of this unique solution.
Thanks to the collaboration of Reconal, Onyx Solar’s official distributor in Poland, the first BiPV installation in that market is already available for visits: Reconal’s headquarters in Rzeszów, which counts on the Onyx Solar’s photovoltaic glass
Reconal is a Polish company operating in the European market which specializes in construction projects and the construction of aluminum-glass facades and skylights.
Onyx Solar and Reconal work together towards a common goal: improving buildings’ energy efficiency and making them more sustainable. As a anorther proof of the commitment by both parties, Reconal has integrated Onyx Solar’s photovoltaic glass in its headquarters. This marks the beginning of building integrated photovoltaics in Poland and a great application for customers to visit.
According to Pawel Bytnar, photovoltaic project coordinator in Reconal, “the Polish market is very interested in this cutting-edge technology“. Moreover, “It is a product with great opportunities for sustainable building projects due to its multiple benefits: free and clean energy generation from the sun, thermal and acoustic insulation, protection against ultraviolet and infrared radiation and especially the economic savings in HVAC systems.”
Alex Diaz, Project Manager at West Bay Builders, who engaged Onyx Solar to develop the photovoltaic Canopy at BART Station in California, talks about his experience working with Onyx Solar in that project
“Onyx Solar has been a key partner in the integration project of the photovoltaic canopy in Union City-Bart Station after being selected to supply the specified photovoltaic glass for the project. We relied on them based on their previous experience and the excellent references of the company“.
This canopy is considered one of the most remarkable photovoltaic integration projects in the United States.
The 800 units of crystalline photovoltaic glass installed in the canopy generate 174,276 kWh per year and prevent the emission of 120 tons of CO2 annually.