PHOTOVOLTAIC TRANSIT PAVILION - METRO CESAR CHAVEZ

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PHOTOVOLTAIC Transit Pavilion - METRO CESAR CHAVEZ

 

Onyx Solar has completed a new project in the new Cesar Chavez transit Pavilion using our Photovoltaic Glass in Los Angeles, United States

 

It is a new, state-of-the-art transit pavilion at the Cesar Chavez Metro station bus stop.

 

The project improves the customer experience and passenger safety with a new transit pavilion with innovative Photovoltaic Canopies that improve sustainability made of Amorphous Silicon Photovoltaic Glass.

 
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Data:

  • superficie Total Area - 136 M2
  • electricidad generada Electricity generated in 35 years  - 207.156 kWh
  • puntos de luz Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 407 lighting points
  • emisiones CO2 evitadas CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 139 Tons of CO2
  • barriles petroleo ahorrados Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 122 barrels per m2

 

Example of a feasibility study of amorphous silicon photovoltaic canopy in Los Angeles:

 

  • superficie  Payback time  < 1.4 years
  • electricidad generada  Internal rate of return (IRR)  41,5 %

 

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The Photovoltaic Glass manufactured with triangular shapes with measures (2,375 x 1,372 mm) and in low transparency has been integrated in the bus stops creating a shaded area and generating clean and free energy.

 

The project has been led by Gensler, one of the most important architectures in the world that is being a pioneer in sustainable building.

 

 

Gregg Jones "The Cesar Chavez Transit Pavilion builds on our historic investments in public transit with new features that will turn one of our most popular transit hubs into a model of convenience and sustainability."

 

Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chairman.

 

 

 

 

 

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The city of Los Angeles is a member of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, a global coalition of municipal pioneers committed to the fight against climate change. All these mayors acknowledge the importance of decreasing CO2 emissions and they are encouraging the incorporation of innovative technologies and solutions within their cities. More than 10,000 cities of 138 countries around the world have committed to the pact, totaling 973 million people.

 

 

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Winner: AWARD OF MERIT – URBAN DESIGN AWARD:  – APA Los Angeles - Section Planning Awards 2021.

 

Gaston Van Tichelt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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