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PV glass emits daylight

Onyx Solar SL's amorphous silicon (a-Si) solar photovoltaic (PV) glass generates optimal power in locations with diffuse light conditions and high temperatures. It has a peak power of 5.35 watts per square foot and, in diffuse light and high temperatures, produces more power than the company’s other PV glass type, crystalline silicon (c-Si) PV glass. Sizes are to 13 1/2 feet long by 6 1/2 feet wide, and it may be installed vertically or horizontally. It is available with opaque, clear or colored glazing. A-Si PV glass is installed similar to conventional glass with an electrical PV system. Applications include canopies, curtainwalls, floors, guardrails, skylights and walls.