SOLAR PV SKYLIGHT - ALMERIA URBAN PLANNING BUILDING
Almeria urban planning building
The photovoltaic installation has been carried out in the main Skylight of the Almería town planning headquarters, where the old conventional glass has been replaced by photovoltaic glass capable of generating energy.
This new spacious and bright building with a constructed area of 3.043 square meters, equipped with offices, multipurpose rooms, and archives, will house the offices of the Urban Planning Department.
- Total Area - 140 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 244.107 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 480 lighting points
- CO2 emissions avoided in 35 years - 164 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 144 barrels per m2
Example of a feasibility study of amorphous silicon photovoltaic curtain wall in Verona:
- Payback time < 5,6 years
- Internal rate of return (IRR) 18,8 %
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Onyx Solar has supplied rectangular Amorphous Silicon Photovoltaic Glass of different varied dimensions of approximately 1300-1900x1000 mm and with low transparency for its main Skylight.
In total, the skylight adds up to 103 m2 and an approximate installed power is 6 kWp, enough to feed 350 light points and avoid 119 tons of Co2 into the atmosphere.
With this Photovoltaic installation, the Almeria city council joins a long list of sustainable city councils around the world that have chosen Onyx solar glass to improve their facilities.
The city of Almeria is one of the members 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 60 countries around the world have committed to the pact, totaling 320 million people.