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BI PV Urban Scale Project Details
Name projectABZ Residential Area “Moos”
Year2003-00-00 (Start operation date)
PV applicationInclined roof - integrated
PV power total kWp
LocationMarchwartstreet, Zurich
Latitude/Longitude47°20'15"N 8°31'35"E
© Edisun Power AG, Zurich

Project summary
The ABZ Residential Area is located on the Marchwartstreet, 8038 Zurich, which is the largest city in Switzerland with around 370 000 inhabitants. The community is composed of eleven blocks multi-story apartment buildings in four rows and is in quiet residential area not far away from the center of the city. The solar plant on this project was realized in two stages (year 2000 and 2003) the second stage was an extension, meaning that on additional roofs of the same Residential Area had more solar fields installed.

Urban scale PV aspects
The urban PV project is 100 kWp in total, divided over 11 buildings. This implies about 8,5 kWp per building in average The calculated energy yield is 830 kWh/kWp.

Special PV project info
PV architecture and building integrationThe ABZ Residential Area-inhabitants accepted this solar power plant extraordinary well. It gives them a satisfying solution for their standard power consumption and thus ABZ (general firm of building contractors) realized some related Projects in series.
Urban planning issues
Economical and financial issuesThe Solar Stock Exchange Zurich brokers the solar electricity. It follows special rules: the solar power comes from over 80 local producers and is sold at the purchase price to solar power subscribers, with no benefit. The purchase is at cost covering prices, promoting solar installation and the subscribers can also make a conscious contribution for the promotion of the solar electricity.
PV ownershipBuilding owner: ABZ general firm, Zurich. PV owner: Edisun Power AG, Zurich. PV energy user: Solar Stock Exchange, Zurich.
Tariffs and metering
Info on grid issues
Other info
Remarks and recommended readingStart of operation: first stage: Year 2000, second stage: Year 2003. Energy yield per year: 830 kWh/kW. Other project company: Enecolo AG, Monchaltorf.

Other project data
Type of projectCommercial project
Other relevant aspects
Start of PV project
Start operation PV system2003-00-00
Main project leading companyEdisun Power AG, Zurich
Main project contact person
Contact email
Contact addressEnecolo AG, Mönchaltorf
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Urban district data
Kind of urban areaResidential - urban
Main building typesHouses - multi-story apartment building
New/Retrofit/AddedRetrofit building integration
Main PV area address

PV systems
PV applicationInclined roof - integrated
PV power total urban project100 kWp
Number of dwellings/units11
PV power per dwellings/units8 kWp
Main PV system typesGrid-connected - demand side
Main PV module typesFramed - regular module
Main PV cell typesCrystalline silicon - mono
PV module brand and typeSolrif BP Modul 585
PV inverter brand and typeTop Class ASP

PV cost and energy production
Total PV system investment
Average PV modules only costs
Total PV energy yield0 kWh
PV energy user owner

Projects websitewww.edisunpower.com
Other websites
Webpage Educational Tool

1. Moos.pdf

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