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Innovative solar power system comes to Berlin

The UK’s Solarcentury has completed the installation of one of the largest ro-top solar power systems in Berlin, Germany.
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The size of a large football pitch, the 305 kWp system was designed for the solar manufacturer Sulfurcell by Solarcentury, using Sulfurcell solar cell technology.
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Solarcentury used its lightweight ‘Fast Sun’ framing system, to maximize the number of panels and increase returns from the roof to power the manufacture and development of Sulfurcell thin-film solar modules.
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The owner and operator of the installation is btb Energie-versorgungsgesellschaft (btb Energie), a Berlin-based company that supplies decentralized energy systems for residential and commercial property using CHP and renewable energy plants.
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Dr Nikolaus Meyer, CEO of Sulfurcell, said: ‘We chose to work with Solarcentury as it has unparalleled experience in building integrated solar system engineering which nicely fits to our modules being optimized for solar constructions.
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‘Solarcentury and Sulfurcell have found the very best solution for integrating solar onto our building, using the low pitch Fastsun framing system ideal for generating significant power from the roof.’
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