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BI PV Project Details
Name projectApartments 'Gele Lis' Nieuwland
Year2000 (Start operation date)
PV applicationFaçade - integrated other,
Façade - integrated in fixed sunscreens
PV power total32 kWp
LocationAmersfoort, Utrecht
Latitude/Longitude52°12'16.5"N 5°22'30.6"E
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Project summary
The project consists of a residential appartment flat with 21 appartments and 19 'Waterhouses'. The total PV-module area in (SSE) facade is 66 m2 (5 kWp) and in the south oriented sunscreens is 122 m2 (8 kWp), while in the SSW facade of the 'Waterhouses' 179 m2 (19 kWp) has been realized. The PV-lamella system for the apartment building has been produced by Colt International. The expected yearly solar electricity output of all the PV-systems in the 'Waterwoningen - Gele Lis' sub-project is expected to be 9600 kWh for all different buildings of this subproject together.

Special PV project info
PV architecture and building integration
PV ownershipThe PV systems and the energy produced are owned by a cooperation of all house-owners.
Tariffs and meteringNet-metering
Agreement with Remu (now Eneco)
Remarks and recommended readingThe 1 MW-Project has been supported by the European Commission within the Thermie-program, contract No.: SE/178/96/NL:IT (see internet page http://europa.eu.int/search/s97.vts). Sources: Book 'Bouwen op de Zon, Building Solar Suburbs - Nieuwland Amersfoort' written by Henk Bouwmeester and Jan van IJken in 1999 at AEneas publishers, ISBN: 90-75365-19-5.

Other project data
Type of project
Other relevant aspects
Start of PV project1997
Start operation PV system2000
Project leading company
Project contact person
Contact email
Contact address
Part of Urban Scale project

Building data
Use and function of the buildingDwellings - unknown other or mixed
Building typeHouses - multi-story apartment building
New/Retrofit/AddedNew building integration
PV building address

PV system
PV applicationFaçade - integrated other,
Façade - integrated in fixed sunscreens
PV power total project32 kWp
Number of dwellings/units40
PV power per dwellings/units0.8 kWp
PV system typeGrid-connected - demand side
PV module typeLaminates - regular laminate
PV cell typeCrystalline silicon - mono
PV module brand and type
PV inverter brand and type
Includes PV database product(s) 

PV cost and energy production
PV system investment
PV modules only costs
PV energy yield
PV energy user ownerCooperation

Names and Addresses
Building OwnerPV ownerArchitectMain PV manufacturer
NameIndividual householdsCooperation of house ownersAtelier Z; Zdenek ZavrelShell Solar Energy
AddressSt. Jobsweg 30, 3024 EJ RotterdamPO Box 3049, 5700 JC Helmond

Projects website
Other websites
Webpage Educational Tool

1. 1MWproject4.pdf (language: Netherlands | Nederlands)

(PV) building elements