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Onyx Solar’s transparent photovoltaic glass will generate clean electricity to feed the new factory that Heineken is building in Meoqui (Chihuahua, Mexico). 

The new plant will have an initial capacity of producing 5 million hectoliters per year. It plans to be the greenest factory of the country. By the year 2020, the 66% of the power used has to come from renewable sources.

The transparent PV glass will be installed at the offices’ building and other process areas. It will enable the building to be energy self-sufficient. It will also improve its energy efficiency and thermal comfort. It will have a perfect integration thanks to the possibility of customizing the glass in terms of shape, color, size, and degree of transparency.

Blanca Brambila (Chief of Corporate Social Responsibility at Heineken Mexico), Eusebio Reynoso (Heineken Meoqui Brewery Manager) and José María Lozano (Head of Technologies at the Heineken Meoqui’s plant) tell us about the project and its collaboration with Onyx Solar.

 

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EverClean is a transparent, durable, cost-effective and permanent self-cleaning solution for photovoltaic glass.

EverClean

Onyx Solar attended in May the kick-off meeting of this European R&D project. The company will work on the development of EverClean technology during the next two years of this Fast Track to Innovation project, together with the partners London South Bank University (U.K), as project coordinator, Opus Materials (U.K), Millidyne (Finland) and CEA (France), in order to ensure a rapid market deployment.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 760311.
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