News and current projects from Sunovation

SUNOVATION BIPV-colors: colored solar modules

New color range for colored photovoltaic facades

Elsenfeld, September 2021 - Due to steadlily increasing demand for colored pv-modules, SUNOVATION is expanding its color range. 50 new colors from 4 color worlds Earth, Sun, Ocean and Forest complement the existing range of colored glass-glass solar modules. The new SUNOVATION eFORM color range enables the implementation of aesthetic photovoltaic facades with highest performance.

Especially in the field of photovoltaic facades, solar modules with invisible photovoltaic technology and high PV performance are currently in demand. Glass-glass modules SUNOVATION eFORM have been developed to serve as building integrated photovoltaic modules and can be adapted to the building not only in terms of size, glass structure, etc. but also in terms of color. 50 new shades from 4 color worlds cover a wide range of colors and make it easy to plan a perfectly matching pv-facade. As usual, we are happy to customize individual colors as well - For maximum flexibility and individuality.

https://color.sunovation.de/

World Architecture Festival Awards 2021

Nomation of Sustainability Pavilion designed by Grimshaw Architects

Elsenfeld, August 2021 – Terra - Sustainability Pavilion at EXPO 2020 in Dubai , designed by Grimshaw Architects, has been nominated for the World Architecture Festival Award 2021. The glass roof of the pavilion which covers more than 8.000 m² is made by SUNOVATION. Currently, it is one of the largest BIPV solar roofs in the world.

It consists of individual, trapezoidal SUNOVATION eFORM clear glass modules that produce enormous amounts of energy while shading and cooling the expansive exhibition spaces inside. The Sustainability Pavilion is one of the main theme buildings of the Expo and will subsequently be used permanently as an exhibition and museum building.
 
At the international architecture festival "World Architecture Festival Award", the world's most outstanding architectural projects are presented and honored. It is an important address for the exchange of expertise and networking in the global architectural community and will take place in Lisbon, Portugal in December 2021.

Day of Architecture 2021

Presentation of the mobility station with photovoltaic facade in Bad Kreuznach

Elsenfeld, June 2021 - The project Mobil- und Infopunkt Bad Kreuznach will be presented at this year's "Day of Architecture" of the Chamber of Architects Rheinland-Pfalz. In keeping with the motto "Architecture shapes the future", it is equipped with a large-format, individual photovoltaic facade from SUNOVATION.

 

 

The building design by slb Architekten und Ingenieure has been selected in the national competition "Climate protection through cycling". It serves as a monitored bicycle parking garage and information point around e-mobility, cycling and sustainability. The facade consists of large-format facade glass and SUNOVATION eFORM clear glass-glass modules. The 221 m² photovoltaic facade consists of 44 extra-large glass-glass modules in 33 different sizes and geometries with module heights of >5 m and up to 6.7 m². The electricity generated is used to illuminate the parking garage and for the charging stations. This project has been funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as part of the national climate protection initiative.

The "Day of Architecture 2021" will take place from June 26-27, 2021. For more information and the program, visit www.diearchitekten.org/tda.

 
 

New color collection

for SUNOVATION eFORM unichrome BIPV modules

Elsenfeld, March 2021 - In line with the growing requirements from the architectural sector, SUNOVATION has once again expanded its color range for unichrome modules. Detailed specifications will be soon available in our product menu on this website!

EXPO 2020 - Sustainability Pavilion

Spectacular BIPV Glass Roof designed by Grimshaw Architects

Elsenfeld, October 2020 - Initially, EXPO 2020 was planned to be officially opened in October. Unfortunately, due to the worldwide impact of the Corona pandemic, the opening of the world exhibition had to be postponed. Nevertheless, we do not want to withhold information about the Sustainability Pavilion designed by Grimshaw Architects from you any longer.

The spectacular building, with an exhibition focus on the theme of sustainability, is equipped with a unique solar glass roof. For the full-surface covering of the funnel-shaped roof with glass-glass modules, SUNOVATION has manufactured more than 330 different trapezoidal module geometries. The use of solar modules in individually adapted shapes allows maximum electricity yield and LEED Platinum certification to be achieved.

The 18 eTrees with transparent solar glass modules, installed in the direct area around the pavilion, not only produce electricity. They also provide shade and show in a charming way that the use of sustainable energy can also meet the highest design expectations.