Solar Technology
Alternative power generation and saving energy

Glasses and components from SCHOTT Solar, including solar receivers for solar thermal power plants that are to be used in the future as the core technology in the Desertec project, are designed to generate alternative energy. This gigantic project calls for large-scale solar thermal power plants to be built in the desert regions of Africa and Arabia that will also supply Europe with power. Solar receivers from SCHOTT Solar represent the core technology of this project. More
Special emphasis was placed on using ecological components when the SCHOTT headquarters building was modernized and expanded in 2009. For instance, the flat roof made of glass consists of 300 square meters of ASI® THRU thin-film solar modules from SCHOTT Solar. These allow incident daylight to shine through, yet prevent thermal overheating from occurring as a result of direct sunlight and even cover the electrical power needs for many of the workplaces.
This innovative climate control system also includes a self-regulating cooling system on top of the floor convectors in the atrium which are fed with groundwater. In addition, natural ventilation via inlet and exhaust air louver dampers ensures healthy workplaces and individually adjustable thermostats.
SCHOTT uses Cookies on this Website to enhance the user experience and provide the best possible Service. By continuing to browse the Website, you consent to our use of Cookies.

Dear visitor,

we’d like to invite you to participate in our survey regarding the usability of our web presence. Your feedback is important to us and will help us to further improve our information offer.

Please take the opportunity to share your opinion with us. It will only take 5 min of your time.

Thank you very much!
Your SCHOTT Online Team