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New high-tech solar greenhouse in Italy

October 31, 2012  By Brandi Cowen

Debete-Schalke greenhouse. (Image courtesy of Debete-Shalke webiste.)

Debets-Schalke has just unveiled a large new high-tech solar greenhouse project in north-eastern Italy, consisting of three Venlo greenhouses (43,000m²) with 3 MW of power being produced.

The company states that there is the ‘possibility to provide transparent solar panels to lose no light.’

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Debets lists the following attributes of the solar systems on their website as follows:

– Optimised for plant growth and for generating solar energy
– Dutch technology
– Panels installed at relatively low costs
– Maximum use of roof surface
– Frameless laminates integrated in the roof
– Framed panels integrated in the roof
– Easy to install
– Panels manufactured in Europe
– Variable panel thickness is possible
– Easy to replace panels (individually)
– Highest level subsidy (depends on country)

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