Emirates Insolaire’s solar glass at Danish school to create one of world’s largest photovoltaic façades

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 will be one of the largest building-integrated solar power plants in Denmark, thus setting new benchmarks in sustainability in the country.

The KromatixTM solar glass for the project are ready to ship, and Emirates Insolaire, along with its partners, organized a special reception at Dubai Investments House, Dubai Investments Park to mark the milestone. The reception was attended by H.E. Morten Siem Lynge, Consul General of Denmark in Dubai, Khalid Bin Kalban, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Investments, as also senior representatives from Emirates Insolaire, SolarLab and CIS.

Khalid Bin Kalban said: “The project in Copenhagen, being executed by Dubai Investments-Emirates Insolaire with KromatixTM technology, falls within the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the governments of UAE and Denmark to boost cooperation in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability. Dubai Investments is committed to sustainable business practices in line with the initiatives undertaken by the UAE government to diversify energy sources. Through Emirates Insolaire, Dubai Investments is thrilled to offer its world-class technology to prestigious projects across the globe.”

Rafic Hanbali, Managing Partner of Emirates Insolaire, said: “Emirates Insolaire is privileged to receive the contract for the Copenhagen International School Nordhavn. The project is very important for Emirates Insolaire and offers the company significant inroads into Europe and the rest of the world for its unique technology. Emirates Insolaire has brought in a paradigm shift in solar applications by introducing aesthetic appeal to façades coupled with added efficiency.”

John Bo Jacobsen, Chairman of the Board of the Property Foundation Copenhagen International School, said: “We are proud that with the construction of the new school we can integrate innovative architecture into our teaching principles. The goal of the school is to enhance students’ competences in an international environment so that they become responsible citizens of the world with a focus on sustainability.”

Peter Roedder, Managing Director of SolarLab, added: “SolarLab is privileged to have won this iconic project for Copenhagen International School; and is a major milestone in our journey. Our partnership with Emirates Insolaire will go a long way in introducing this unique coloured solar panel technology for our projects.”

Emirates Insolaire, which installed the world’s first KromatixTM coloured solar PV modules in Switzerland and Austria last year, is witnessing considerable interest for its solar panels globally, amidst rising demand and awareness towards a more sustainable future. The company is expecting an exponential demand with projects and products rapidly entering all markets.

One of the important advantages of the Emirates Insolaire technology, apart the beauty of its products, is that the coloured KromatixTM solar panels offer high efficiency while allowing vertical integration and less demand on horizontal required space.