Photovoltaic shelters are a source of electricity production and provide access to recharging electric vehicles, while forming a rain barrier and a solar carport. They are generally provided with a single surface (a canopy roof) made up of photovoltaic panels.
The photovoltaic panels are fixed on an integration system whose spacing depends on the panel model. DOME SOLAR, HELIOSOLAIRE, ...
November 4, 2022 :
The Senate adopts article 11 of the bill relating to the acceleration of the production of renewable energies.
This will make the installation of photovoltaic shelters mandatory for outdoor car parks with more than 80 spaces.
January 11, 2023 :
The bill is amended by the National Assembly.
Article 11 will make the installation of photovoltaic shelters mandatory for outdoor car parks with an area greater than 1 500 square meters.
The photovoltaic shelter is optimally oriented when the lower edge of the roof slope is to the south. The orientation towards the south makes it possible to capture the sun's rays over a greater part of the day and when the sun is at its highest. It is also in this position that the photovoltaic shelter will be most effective as shelter.When installing in a car park, the recommended dimensions are:
When installing on a sports field, the dimensions are recommended by the regulations issued by the corresponding federation.
For storage spaces, the dimensions depend on the nature of the materials to be stored and the space required for the movement of handling equipment.
These criteria are not exhaustive and must be specified according to the use for each project.