RODRIGO CARO GARDENS
¿How is it possible to power 600 lights in a public park efficiently, economically and sustainably?
The Barcelona City Council, following its commitment to sustainability and efficiency, has no doubt at all: by installing photovoltaic glass.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC SKYLIGHT IN BARCELONA
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 70 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 311,126 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 611 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 208 tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 183 barrels per m2
For this reason, the Rodrigo Caro Gardens in Barcelona feature three magnificent photovoltaic glass pergolas.Glass modules which, in addition to providing shade for the citizens who enjoy this well-known park, generate nearly 11,000 kWh per year cleanly and without cost, thanks to the sun.
Sufficient to power the 600 lights throughout the park. Size of the modules: 1,255 x 1,240 mm. Power: 183 Wp.
Client: Barcelona City Council