Novartis has tapped Sunways to provide its semitransparent design solar cells for the pharmaceutical company’s US head office. This is said to the largest individual order for Sunways to date for its BIPV products. Further, the installation is being hailed, upon completion, as being the largest transparent PV roof in the US.
Onyx Solar will oversee the project with Sunways providing over 161,000 monocrystalline, semitransparent solar cells. They will be installed in 820 bespoke glass module for a roof area of around 2,547 square metres with have a rated output of 295kW.