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SunScreen - Photovoltaic Noise Barrier

Photovoltaic noise barrier

April 2020
Gallery SunScreen - Photovoltaic Noise Barrier  1
Gallery SunScreen - Photovoltaic Noise Barrier  1
01.

Identification

SunScreen is a photovoltaic noise barrier. Its high acoustic performance reduces noise along road and rail transport network, thanks to its innovative design and absorption capacity.

By using the unused location and structure of the available noise barriers as support for photovoltaic panels, SunScreen makes renewable electricity production competitive, even in urban areas. Every kilometer of barrier corresponds to 1200 photovoltaic panels and provide about 400 kWp of power. SunScreen is addressed to highway private concessionaires and public operators. SunScreen offers them the possibility to increase the environmental and social integration of their project, by reducing noise levels and producing renewable and low-carbon energy.

Label Date April 2020
From France
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Credibility; Visibility; Markets; Networking opportunities

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 100 meters of photovoltaic noise barrier would enable to avoid 29 tons CO2e over 30 years in France and 441 tons CO2e in Germany
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Total cost of ownership is lower than the alternatives: payback time of 16-24 years (over a mininum 30 years lifetime)
  • Annual maintenance cost < 0,5% of CAPEX
04.

Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

TechSafe Industries

TechSafe Industries develops innovative solutions to integrate renewable energy into urban and transport facilities.

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Headquarters 75008 Paris, France
06.

Networking Partner

Cleantech Open France

The Cleantech Open France is looking for the best clean technology ideas from around the country. This is the largest cleantech accelerator program in France and it belongs to the largest international network of cleantech startups, the Cleantech Open founded in California, which has a presence in more than 20 countries worldwide.

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Solutions Associated 30

EuroQuity

EuroQuity is the web service created by Bpifrance in partnership with KfW to put growth companies in contact with development partners and with investors in particular.

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Solutions Associated 22
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