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Here are the case studies of the different BIPVs that are located all over the world


The Bayerische Landbank located in Munich Germany is a great example of a Skylight BIPV where it acts as a shading device to the inside of the building. 

It helps to limit the amount of sunlight entering, which helps reduce the amount of heat that the room is gaining. 

Project name:     Bayerische Landesbank
Location :   
Munich, Germany
Owner :   
 Bayerische Landesbank 
Architect/designer : 
  Stibale Architectural Practice
Company who installed : 
Schüco international KG / Frener & Reifer MetallbauGmbH, Brixen, Italy /  Wennemuth Elektrotechnik, Wehretal
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) : 
Façade, Canopy
BIPV technology : 
Poly-Crystalline Silicon
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :  
73.5kWp
BIPV side (in m2) : 
538
PV module color : 
Navy Blue

Source: https://www.bca.gov.sg/GreenMark/others/pv_guide.pdf


This is the first ever building constructed that incorporates Building-Integrated Photovoltaics. Located in Europe, this is the largest BIPV facade. The Main feature of the building, which is the Façade, is 66m long and it covers 532m².



The low-energy well-sealed building envelope minimizes heat loss in the winter and provision of effective and responsive environmental controls.
 

Project name:     Doxford Solar Office
Location :    Sunderland, United Kingdom
Owner :        Akeler Developments Ltd
Architect/designer :    Studio E Architects + Rybka Battle
Epc company :    Akeler Developments Ltd
Completion year :    1998
Company who installed :    Kyocera
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :  Facade
BIPV technology :    PolyCrystalline Silicon
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     73kWp
BIPV side (in m2) :    640
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Standard 
Orientation (East-west-south-North) :    South
PV module manufacturer :    Kyocera
PV module color :    Blue

Source: https://www.bca.gov.sg/GreenMark/others/pv_guide.pdf


Dubai Frame is an impressive rectangular picture-frame shaped building that stands at 150 m tall and 105 m wide.


The Façade is integrated with 1200sqm of Amorphous silicon photovoltaic glass. Approximately 2500 modules measuring 485 x 985 mm of a triple safety laminate have been manufactured in a yellow gold colour with a semi-transparency degree of 20%.

The total installed power capacity reaches 38kWp & will enable the building to generate a large proportion of the energy it needs for its operation.


Project name:  
  Dubai Frame
Location :    Al Kifaf, Zabeel Park Jogging Track – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Owner : Fernando Donis               
Architect/designer :    Fernando Donis
Epc company :    Onyx
Completion year :         January 2018
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :  Facade
BIPV technology :    Amorphous Silicon
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     38kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    1200
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass
Orientation (East-west-south-North) :    All Sides
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx
PV module color :    Blue & Yellow

Source: 
https://www.onyxsolar.com/projects/26-projects/solar-pv-ventilated-facade/393-debai-frame-duba1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubai_Frame


Rodrigo Caro Gardens

In Barcelona, the Barcelona City Council made a commitment towards sustainability and efficiency of clean energy.

Thus, installing Canopy BIPVs reduce in the energy usage that is received from the grid and instead uses sunlight to power 600 lights in a public park.

The Rodrigo Caro Gardens in Barcelona features three magnificent photovoltaic glass pergolas. Glass modules, which, in addition providing shade for citizens who enjoy this well known park.

This photovoltaic canopy will generate nearly 11000kWh per year cleanly and without cost and it’s installed power capacity will be at 183kWp

Project name:     Photovoltaic Canopy
Location :    Barcelona        
Architect/designer :    Onyx
Epc company :    Onyx             
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Canopy 
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     183kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    70
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx
PV module color :    Brown

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/rodrigo-caro-gardens


DEWA Research and Development Centre

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority will open soon its new Research and Development Centre in Dubai. The aim of the center is to support DEWA’s vision to promote sustainability in energy supply, diversify energy sources and create a business environment that encourages innovation. 
The Center will base its work on four main areas: Solar Power, Smart Grid Integration, Energy Efficiency and water.

Thus, for solar power, the building will incorporate 1000sqm if photovoltaic glass that are manufactured by Onyx Solar. The four Façade of the building will implement Onyx Solar amorphous silicon glass with transparency degree XXl and with 6 different colours.

The PV fins are made of 3 layers of glass with semi-transparency, letting 30% visible light to pass through the fin. The PV glasses offer a nominal power of 28 Wp per sqm. (28Wp x 1000sqm = 28kWp). 

Project name:     Photovoltaic Façade system
Location :    Dubai
Owner :   Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Architect/designer :    Stantec International
Epc company :    Onyx              
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Facade
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     28kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    1000
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx
PV module color :    Orange, Yellow & Green Tones

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/projects/26-projects/solar-pv-ventilated-facade/394-dewa-dubai


Twin City Tower

The photovoltaic curtain wall is the perfect solution for new office buildings since it has passive properties include thermal and sound insulation, and also natural light. However, it also offers an active property, the energy it generates.

Onyx Solar supplied amorphous silicon technology for the curtain wall of this iconic project in Bratislava. Amorphous silicon glass supplied is fully black, with a grey frit pattern and argon chamber in various dimensions according to the project requirements. Some of these dimensions almost reaching 4 sqm. The 192 glasses supplied to achieve 25kWp

Project name
:     Curtain Wall
Location :    Brastilava, Slovakia
Owner :                HB Reavis 
Epc company :    Onyx              
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Facade
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     25kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    438
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass 
Orientation (East-west-south-North) :    all sides
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx
PV module color :   Black

Source: https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22144029/hb-reavis-sells-twin-city-tower-in-bratislava-to-south-korean-investor.html
https://www.onyxsolar.com/projects/23-projects/solar-pv-curtain-wall/396-twin-city-tower1


Cyprus International University

Science and Technology Center is the state-of-art home for the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Pharmacy designed with powerful and latest generation technology infrastructure.


This project converts the Cyprus International University as an example in generating power through solar energy.

In Cyprus, solar power panels are usually installed with a single type plan configuration. However, in the context of the present project, Onyx Solar photovoltaic glass has been installed on thefaçade of the building integrating the photovoltaic installation in the same construction structure.

The total area of ​​the installation is around 1000 sqm installed in a façade with a total power capacity of 21.4 KWp.

Project name:
     Photovoltaic façade
Location :    North Nicosia, Nothern Cyprus   
Epc company :    Onyx           
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Facade
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     21.4kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    1000
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass   
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx

https://www.onyxsolar.com/projects/26-projects/solar-pv-ventilated-facade/389-cyprus-international-university


Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

This photovoltaic pergola of nearly 600 m2 was installed at the entrance to the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.


For Onyx Solar®, this project entailed a challenge and an important record due to the high efficiency of the glass modules manufactured from crystalline silicon.

These modules are of a large size and were designed especially to satisfy the client’s needs. It is of particular note that a single module contains 144 photovoltaic cells and achieves a power capacity of 626 Wp, that is, 160 Wp per m² enabling the pergola to generate 135,000 kWh

Project name:     Photovoltaic Canopy
Location :    Morocco   
Architect/designer :    Ricardo Bofill & Elie Mouyal
Epc company :    Onyx          
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Canopy
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     626kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    562
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass 
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/mohamed-vi-unniversityy


NORTH SYDNEY COAL LOADER

The PV glass has been installed without the frame, fixed by a spider system, which provides greater visual continuity to the canopy. Thanks to the photovoltaic colonnade, a shaded walkway area has been created, providing an enjoyable experience for visitors.


Onyx Solar took part in the transformation of the old Coal Loader in North Sydney into the center of sustainability by the installation of customized photovoltaic glass XXL in a canopy system

Onyx Solar has supplied 64 pieces of mono-crystalline glass and a nominal power of 626 Wp per unit. 


Project name:     Photovoltaic Canopy
Location :    Sydney, Australia
Epc company :    Onyx    
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Canopy
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     0.626kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    562
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass 
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx

 

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/canopy-north-sydney


Genyo Building

The installation of a double skin on the façade of this building belonging to the multi-national pharmaceutical company Pfizer creates a spectacular pixelated mosaic of glass of different shades and sizes especially created for this project.
The façade features an active surface area of 550 m2 of amorphous silicon glass modules with a semi-transparency degree of 20% (L vision).

This project has an installed power capacity of 19.3 kWp, generating 32,000 kWh of energy per year. the double skin thermally and acoustically insulates the building, providing significant savings in heating and air handling systems.


Project name:    
Photovoltaic Façade 
Location :    Andalusia, Spain
Owner :                Genyo
Epc company :    Onyx   
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Façade
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     19.3kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :  1062
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass  
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx
PV module color :    Black and White

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/canopy-north-sydney


Primrose Hill, Eglon House

The Eglon House incorporates a skylight BIPV in the upper floor. Photovoltaic solar glasses are fixed in the triple glass ceiling lights so that it simultaneously reduces brightness and generates energy.

The project consists of 13 units of amorphous silicon PV glass with the project consists of 13 units of amorphous silicon PV glass with an argon chamber based on a low degree of transparency. In addition to providing on-site power, they also provide natural light, ultraviolet and infrared radiation filters, and permanent protection against London weather conditions

Project name:    
Photovoltaic Skylight 
Location :    London, United Kingdom 
Architect/designer :    Russell Sage
Epc company :    Onyx    
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Skylight
BIPV technology :    Amorphous Silicon
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     0.154kWp
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass   
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/projects/22-projects/solar-pv-skylight/377-eglon-house


This innovative Skylight BIPV is 2,500 m² , was installed by way of a second skin at the new headquarters of the Novartis Pharmaceutical Company in New Jersey, USA.


The Skylight is comprised of 820 modules of photovoltaic glass measuring 1511mmx1931mm with a power capacity of 340Wp. It was nabufactured with perforated crystalline cells which enables passage of daylight. The design of the skylight enables the modules to be opened and close, making the skylight totally operable.

Project name:    
Photovoltaic Skylight
Location :    New York, United States of America
Owner :     Novartis
Epc company :    Onyx       
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Skylight
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     0.34kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    2.576
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/novartis-headquarters


Bursagaz Headquarters

Bursagaz, one of the principal companies in the natural gas sector in Turkey, has a new headquarters in the city of Bursa.


Onyx Solar® has been entrusted to provide the building with a touch of originality by integrating a double skin of photovoltaic glass in the form of a mosaic, which is superimposed on the façade. The 315 amorphous silicon glass modules, measuring 500 mm x 700 mm (1.6 x 2.3 Ft), have a degree of transparency of 20%, enabling the uniform passage of light into the building and thus reducing the need for artificial lighting. This is a 4.1 kWp installation, generating approximately 3,400 kWh per year.

Project name:     Photovoltaic Façade
Location :    Turkey
Owner :     Calik Holdings   
Architect/designer :    Tago Architects
Epc company :    Onyx
Completion year :     2008
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Facade
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     4.1kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    110
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%87al%C4%B1k_Holding
https://www.onyxsolar.com/novartis-headquarters


SÃO PAULO-VIRACOPOS AIRPORT

The new terminal at Viracopos-Campinas International Airport features 33 amorphous silicon photovoltaic skylights integrated in the roof. The 4,100 photovoltaic glass units employed form a surface area of over 3,340 m2 and a total installed power capacity of 154 kWp, which will enable the generation of sufficient energy from the sun to feed approximately 10,200 lights cleanly and without cost.



Onyx Solar® has developed the first low-e photovoltaic glass on the market. The glass, in addition generating clean, free energy from the sun which filters out 99% of ultraviolet radiation and up to 95% of infrared  radiation while permitting the entry of daylight.

Project name:    
Photovoltaic skylight
Location :    Rodovia Santos Dumont, km 66 – Parque Viracopos, Campinas – SP, 13055-900, Brazil
Owner :     Aeropuerto Internacional de Viracopos – Campinas
Architect/designer :    Netherlands Airport Consultants B.V.
Epc company :    Onyx
Completion year :      2008
Company who installed :    Onyx
Application (façade, rooftop, skylight, balcony ,etc) :    Skylight
BIPV technology :    amorphous silicon photovoltaic
Installed capacity (kWp/MWp) :     154kWp
BIPV side (in m²) :    110
Module type (glass-glass or glass tedlar or standard) :  Glass-glass
PV module manufacturer :    Onyx

Source: https://www.onyxsolar.com/international-airport-campinas-brazil


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