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Onyx BiPV

The World’s Leading BiPV Solution in Africa

Why Onyx Solar?

Onyx Solar´s products have been awarded by more than 20 prestigious entities worldwide, including:

  • Most Innovative Glass Product of 2015 granted by the National Glass Association of the USA and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance.

  • Best outdoor product of 2015 granted by the Architect´s Newspaper which defined Onyx Solar as a “Game Changer”.

  • Best of what’s new of 2015 granted by the Magazine Popular Science.

  • Best Turnkey Project Award of 2015 granted by the Solar International Association for its “innovative manufacturing and product approach that have the potential to change the way we live”

  • 1 in the Top 10 Gensler´s Products List (the largest architectural firm in the world by revenue).

Our proven experience in Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) enables us to be the more reliable partner in all the stages of the project: Design, custom glass manufacturing, mechanical and electrical engineering, performance monitoring and management. As BiPV experts Onyx Solar have completed BIPV projects all around the world including the largest integrated photovoltaic skylight in the World.

Our Building Integrated Photovoltaic – BiPV – systems can turn the roof, the windows or the curtain wall of a building into a complete, multifunctional, high-performing, solar-energy power plant. Onyx Solar counts on the most extensive and innovative approach to design and implement BiPV applications.

Onyx Solar?

Our Glass Produces Energy……Now, Does Your Building Glass Do That?

The solutions replace conventional materials such as glass or ceramics for a constructive material with photovoltaic properties in ventilated façades and roofs, curtain walls, skylights, non slip PV floor, etc.

The idea is to incorporate photovoltaic properties to building envelopes to allow to them to produce clean and free energy from the sun from an aesthetical and feasible point of view.
Multi-functional Building Integrated Photovoltaic Solutions Allow The Following:


Multi-functional Building Integrated Photovoltaic Solutions Allow The Following:

  • Entry of natural light
  • Provides both thermal and sound insulation
  • They filter out harmful radiation (absorbing ultraviolet and infrared radiation)
  • Produces clean, free energy thanks to solar power
  • Avoid CO2 emmisions
  • Feature an innovative, customised design which can be integrated perfectly into any type of building

​Advantages of using Onyx Solar Glass

  • Electricity production
  • Energy saving due to insulation properties (up to 30-40%)
  • Greater insulation performance
  • Elimination of thermal bridges
  • Thermal inner comfort
  • Reduction of acoustic pollution
  • Wall and roof protection
  • Greater energy yield under low irradiation conditions
  • Greater energy yield under high temperature conditions
  • Attractive and innovative design

Cape Town Head Office: 9 Lourensford Rd, Stuart`s Hill, Somerset West, Cape Town, 7130, South Africa

Cape Town Sales Office: Room 505, De Waal House, Victoria Rd, Woodstock, 7925

Johannesburg: Birchwood Court, 43 Montrose St, Vorna Valley, Midrand, 1686      


Local: 0861 9999 26 | International: +27 21 852 4692