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Name projectISES SolarCarport
Year2007-04-12 (Start operation date)
PV applicationInclined roof - integrated
PV power total14 kWp
LocationFreiburg, Baden-Württemberg
Latitude/Longitude47°58'36"N 7°49'38"E
SummaryThe International Solar Energy Society (ISES) was founded in 1954 with the goal of promoting the use of solar and renewable energy worldwide. The ISES SolarCarport is a shining example of how renewable energy technology can be integrated in the built environment. The design by Freiburg-based solar architect Rolf Disch incorporates the following features: - The hot-dip galvanized steel frame is 18 by 6.30 meters. - Totaling an area of 113 m2, 108 photovoltaic (PV) modules manufactured by Kyocera, mounted on a diagonal inclination (6° south and 10° southeast), as to maximize sunlight exposure. - The panels are attached directly to the steel carport frame using the SOLRIF® system. With a peak capacity of 14 kWp of solar electricity, the SolarCarport will save around 8 tons of CO2 per year. This is a significant contribution to ISES goal of Villa Tannheim, our premises, becoming an example of a CO2 neutral historical building.
Keywords(PV) non-building-structures

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