BOAT ON THE LAKE OF SANABRIA
The “Helios-Sanabria” is the first wind- and solar-powered catamaran in the world, and features the latest technology to perform didactic and pleasure excursions on the Lake of Sanabria in Zamora, Spain.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC CANOPY IN WASHINGTON
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 3 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 32,246 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 63 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 22 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 19 barrels per m2
The catamaran features several green crystalline silicon photovoltaic glass modules by Onyx Solar®, with a semitransparency degree of 38%.
This vessel is 100% environmentally-friendly, with zero emissions, waste, effluents and zero decibels in the environmental noise rating.
Client: District of Columbia Department of Transportation
Architect: ZGF Architects
General Contractor: Solar Solution, LLC.