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Berlin main railway station (Berlin, Germany, 2002)

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The frameless PV modules replace part of the laminated glazing of the transparent concourse of Berlin main railway station. They are mounted in lines on a steel grid. Because the structure had to follow the curve of the tracks, each module is unique in terms of angularity and dimensions – ranging between 1.5m² and 2.5m². The different angles of inclination of these practically ideally customised modules result in a connection concept based on string inverters. This not only maximises yield, but also simplifies monitoring of the system (scheuten.com).

Key data

  • installed area: 1.700 m²
  • installed power: ca. 180 kWp
  • number of modules: 780
  • opening: 2002

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Last page update: 18.02.2011