TSO brings solar selfconsumption with its ultralight panels to the Spain Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

  • Being 100% integrated in the Spain Pavilion, the photovoltaic plant designed by TSO, will guarantee not only its sustainability but also a zero-visual impact.

 

TSO, The South Oracle, a photovoltaic engineering company and pioneer of self-consumption in Spain, is in charge of designing and providing, with its ultralight solar panels, the plant that will supply solar energy to the Spain Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, the first Universal Exhibition to be held in the Middle East and which will be inaugurated on October 20th. This initiative comes after the sponsorship agreement reached with Accion Cultural Española (AC/E), which is the public company responsible for managing Spain’s presence at the Universal and International Exhibitions.

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TSO’s directives, Antonio Calo and Cristina Vicente, signed in Madrid’s AC/E headquarters the sponsorship agreement with AC/E Financial Director, Eduardo Fernandez Palomares. Through this agreement, the Sevillian company becomes a “Partner in the construction of the Spain Pavilion”, designed by the studio Amann-Canovas-Maruri (Temperaturas Extremas Arquitectos, S.L.P.).

Continuing its mission to socialize solar energy, TSO is doing its part to make the Spain Pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai more sustainable through a state-of-the-art photovoltaic plant. To achieve this goal, the solar plant, of about 60 kWp, will be 100% integrated in the avant-garde construction of the building, guaranteeing a zero-visual impact. This fusion between architecture and engineering will be possible thanks to the ultralight solar panel provided by TSO, whose technical specifications (flexibility, weight of about 3 kg/m² and customization) allow its total adaptation to any surface or structure.

 

 

TSO’s engineering team is working with enthusiasm on this project, which is a new milestone in its business career, as it is the company of the Spanish photovoltaic sector that will help in the field of energy efficiency in the construction and in the subsequent operation of the pavilion of its country of origin. In addition to representing it at Expo 2020 Dubai as a pioneer in photovoltaic innovation, TSO has also been operating since September 2018 both in Spain and in the United Arab Emirates.

The Spain Pavilion, of about 6,000 m², will be in the Expo district dedicated to sustainability, under the slogan “Intelligence for Life”. It will feature spectacular architecture, highlighted by its iconic strength, circular economy criteria and a design based on the recycling of its materials. It is conceived as a large square covered by a series of iconic volumes, with parasols of different sizes, on which will be integrated the ultralight TSO panels, which will also carry the colours of the Spanish flag.

 

TSO achieves the homologation of its flexible solar panels in Dubai

TSO, The South Oracle, arrives to the end of 2018 with good news: the homologation by DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) of its ultralight flexible solar panels PSFU (eArche®)Therefore, it has become the first company offering a flexible panel within the Emirate of Dubai, where an ambitious project is being developed since last October.

Not in vain, Etihad ESCO, the public company created by DEWA to promote energy efficiency in this Emirates region, has deposited its trust on TSO’s expertise for the design of the solar photovoltaic power plant which will feed solar power to the Museum of the Future. This power plant will be integrated on the marquees of the Emirates Towers’ parking lot.

The Museum of the Future, currently under construction, will be unique in the world due to its design and innovation, which will set a turning point in the History of Architecture, and which, thanks to TSO , will be provided with an instantaneous self-consumption solar power plant.

DEWA has already issued the necessary permits to begin, within the next days, the installation works of this innovative solar power plant integrated in theEmirates Towers’ parking lot marquees, area where the Museum of the Future is located. With no visual impact, the solar plant will generate 282 MWh yearly and avoid some 170 Tn of CO2 emissions per year, equivalent to about 9,400 trees.

Written by Eva Montes, Communication Manager at TSO