29 Nov '13, 7am

Swiss Solar Prize goes to sports gym in Visp featuring Kyocera PV modules #solar

This year’s Swiss Solar Prize goes to a sports gym in Visp featuring Kyocera PV modules. The Swiss Solar Prize is awarded annually to people or institutions involved in the promotion of solar energy. Under the patronage of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, the prize is given for buildings that have been innovatively and optimally designed in regard to energy usage, and for the best installations in the field of renewable energies. Solar modules smoothly integrated into the facade This year’s prize winner in Visp, in the canton of Valais, installed Kyocera solar modules on three roof surfaces, each at a 15degree incline, of a partitioned gymnasium facility. They were mounted by TRITEC Services AG (Allschwil/Basel, Switzerland). The modules are smoothly integrated into the facade and blend in with the overall architecture. The building, which is both aesthetically and arch...

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