Solar panel, Karlsruhe

Project solar panel: One-of-a-kind example of a photovoltaic system combining a back-ventilated glass facade featuring Längle Glas fastening elements. The three solar panels are roughly 13 m in height and always turn with the sun. Due to this smart system the energy return is 25 % higher compared to conventional compounds.

Location: Am Heegwald 26 | 76227 Karlsruhe | District: Durlach | Germany

Facts:
3 compounds
Height: 13 m
Weight: 46 t per compound
Electricity generation: 21.000 kWh/a
Carbon dioxide savings: 12 t CO2/a

Product: AL-Wall 

Completion: 2010

"One of the most beautiful solar sites in Germany…“
– Harald Rosemann, commercial manager of the municipal utilities in Karlsruhe