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BI PV Project Details
Name project"Madrid-2 La Vaguada" Commercial and leisure Center
Year2007-04-01 (Start operation date)
PV applicationFlat roof - mounted & ballast fixing,
Inclined roof - transparent roof
PV power total100.4 kWp
LocationMadrid, Madrid
Latitude/Longitude40°16'0"N 3°25'0"W
© OpcionDos, 2007

Project summary
PV system architecturally integrated in one of the most visited commercial and leisure centres of Madrid (25 million visitors per year). Special emphasis has been put on architectural integration of PV modules in glass areas of the building, as well as on educational aspects of visitors through monitoring and information of the benefits produced by the PV system (electricity and CHG emmissions savings).

Best practice project
This project has been awarded as "Best practice on Energy aspects" in 2005 by the Regional Government of Madrid (General Directorate of Energy and Industry).

Special PV project info
PV architecture and building integrationThe PV installation is divided in 3 independent systems. PV system nº1 is located in the building flat roof (90.24 kWp), south oriented and 25º tilted, using supporting structures made of 100% recycled plastic chlorine-free (HDPE) that do not drill the roof; separation between rows guarantees a minimum of 4 sun hours in the worst conditions (winter). PV system nº 2 is located in a tilted curtain-wall (pyramidal shape, 4.9 kWp), with semitransparent glass-glass PV laminates that use laminated safety glass (VSG) and provide natural lighting. Finally, PV system nº3 (5.2 kWp) is integrated as a canopy, using the same semitransparent glass-glass PV laminates as PV system nº2.
PV ownership
Tariffs and meteringFeed-in-tariff
Remarks and recommended readingSee publication "Proyectos emblemáticos II en el ámbito de la Energía" (Best practice projects II on Energy aspects", of the Regional Government of Madrid: http://www.madrid.org (reference: M-43258-2005)

Other project data
Type of projectCommercial project
Other relevant aspects
Start of PV project
Start operation PV system2007-04-01
Project leading companyOpcionDos Energía Natural S.L.
Project contact personLuis García
Contact emailcomercial@opciondos.com
Contact addressC/ Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, 3 - Oficina 21, 28232 Las Rozas (Madrid), Spain
Part of Urban Scale project

Building data
Use and function of the buildingOther buildings - commercial
Building typeNon-residential buildings - 3 or 4 floors (low rise)
New/Retrofit/AddedRetrofit building integration
PV building addressC/ Monforte de Lemos 36, 28029 Madrid, Spain

PV system
PV applicationFlat roof - mounted & ballast fixing,
Inclined roof - transparent roof
PV power total project100.4 kWp
Number of dwellings/units1
PV power per dwellings/units100.4 kWp
PV system typeGrid-connected - supply side
PV module typeFramed - regular module,
Laminates - transparent laminate
PV cell typeCrystalline silicon - mono
PV module brand and typeErsol Ganymed AIMEX M235,
Ertex Solar Ertex VSG-solar modules (customized)
PV inverter brand and typeSMA Technologie SMC5000
Includes PV database product(s) 

PV cost and energy production
PV system investment656000 Euro
PV modules only costs
PV energy yield141044 kWh Calculated
PV energy user owner

Names and Addresses
Building OwnerPV ownerArchitectMain PV manufacturer
NameLa VaguadaLa VaguadaErsol, Ertex Solar
AddressC/ Monforte de Lemos 36, 28029 Madrid, SpainC/ Monforte de Lemos 36, 28029 Madrid, SpainErsol: ersol Solar Energy AG, Wilhelm-Wolff-Strasse 23 , 99099 Erfurt, Germany

Projects websitehttp://www.enlavaguada.com/index.php?ids=1438&lang=es
Other websites
Webpage Educational Toolhttp://www.enlavaguada.com/index.php?ids=1438&lang=es


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