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Name project"Air trees" in the Vallecas Bioclimatic Eco-boulevard, Madrid
CountrySpain
Year2006-06-01 (Start operation date)
PV applicationStructures - non-building structures
PV power total28.8 kWp
LocationMadrid, Madrid
Latitude/Longitude40°24'0"N 3°39'0"W
SummaryThe Bioclimatic boulevard of Vallecas is an open space for one of the major urban developments of Madrid (Ensanche de Vallecas). With the aim of creating a public space of similar quality as that provided by natural trees, 3 "urban trees" (called “Climatic”, “Ludic” and “Media” trees) have been installed that combine bioclimatic design principles, metallic structures, vegetation and Photovoltaic modules architecturally integrated. The trees are energy self-sufficient, which means that their annual electricity consumption is compensated by the PV electricity produced.
Keywords(PV) non-building-structures

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