Saint Gobain Solar

Saint Gobain Solar

Saint Gobain Solar

Saint-Gobain Solar Systems is a provider of photovoltaic systems for residential and non-residential buildings. Saint Gobain Solar Systems is a member of the Saint-Gobain Group, the world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of building materials. Saint-Gobain Solar’s offer reflects the Group’s commitment to sustainable development.

Company details

18, Avenue d`Alsace , La Défense 92096 France
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Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Solar Power
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Saint-Gobain Solar Systems is a provider of photovoltaic systems for residential and non-residential buildings. Saint Gobain Solar Systems is a member of the Saint-Gobain Group, the world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of building materials. Saint-Gobain Solar’s offer reflects the Group’s commitment to sustainable development.

A key player in the solar field, offering photovoltaic solutions, Saint-Gobain Solar Systems supplies products and services for homeowners, companies and local authorities.

From design to maintenance, Saint Gobain Solar Systems is present at all stages of the photovoltaic industry :

  • We design, manufacture and market a range of innovative and effective photovoltaic solutions   (solar tiles or solar panels, structure installation, wiring, inverter, electric cabinet)
  • We offer numerous services to facilitate the installation of residential solar power systems  and photovoltaic systems for non-residential buildings.
  • We manufacture  solar tiles  meeting demands equivalent to tens of thousands of roofs per year.
  • We offer all types of solutions adapted to our client’s individual needs:

Homeowners:
For residential buildings, Saint-Gobain Solar Systems provides photovoltaic solutions and services implemented by a network of professional installation partners, qualified

(Quali PV-Bât) to install PV systems and trained on Saint-Gobain Solar products.

These professionals benefit from our support throughout the entire process, specification to installation.

In selected countries, Saint-Gobain Solar System’s also offers its clients interesting private financial solutions administrative support  to the solar installer. Services that help ensure project success.

Companies:

For larger roofs (farm buildings, logistics, industrial, commercial and public buildings), we offer turnkey solutions in selected countries:

  • Technical study  by our in-house R&D department, proposing successful solutions;
  • Financial engineering and connections  with potential third party investors;
  • Support  for administrative formalities
  • Installation of our photovoltaic systems.

Transform your building shell into a source of solar energy that is both aesthetic and economical  and meets the requirements of sustainable construction , thanks to the support of a perennial, innovative and secure player.

Innovative photovoltaic module based systems and solar roof tiles designed and manufactured by Saint-Gobain Solar. (Eg SG Solar Sunlap ®, SG Solar Sunstyle ®, Gold medalist in the competition for innovation Batimat 2009).
These solutions are defined by high standards of building integration, aesthetics, performance and ease of assembly;

Our offer includes:

  • All the components  necessary for a fully functioning,  high performance solar power installation (photovoltaic solar panels, solar tiles, fastening systems, cables, inverters, electric cabinet);
  • Related services to facilitate the implementation and monitoring  of your project from (depending on the country) analysis of the feasibility of funding,  taking care of administrative procedures and qualified  training.
  • We design, manufacture and market a range of innovative and effective photovoltaic solutions  (solar tiles or solar panels, structure installation, wiring, inverter, electrical box)

Saint-Gobain Solar is the division of the Saint-Gobain Group dedicated to solar energy.
Saint-Gobain Solar is part of the Saint-Gobain Group , the world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of building materials. This division consists of three independent activities including Saint-Gobain Solar Systems, offering a unique array of solar PV systems that blend perfectly into building envelopes and meet the demands of sustainable construction.

Saint-Gobain building the homes of the future
The housing sector is currently undergoing major transformations to meet new challenges in favour of environmentally friendly development . Therefore, Saint-Gobain offers innovative solutions to improve the energy efficiency of buildings .

Saint-Gobain boasts a long and successful history in the construction materials market. Nearly 350 years of history , marked by technical revolutions and commercial successes, have made us an ever-present industry player.

Saint-Gobain figures
Saint-Gobain Group :

  • The world leader in building materials distribution.
  • One of the 100 largest industrial companies in the world.
  • Present in 64 countries  with 191,500 employees.
  • An annual turnover of 37.8 billion Euros in 2009.

The group consists of four operating sectors :

  • Innovative Materials
  • Construction Products
  • Building Distribution
  • Packaging

Saint-Gobain dedicated to solar energy
Saint-Gobain Solar reaffirms the Group's commitment to making solar power a springboard of growth and innovation . This choice led to the creation in 2008 of Saint-Gobain Solar, a division entirely dedicated to solar energy .

The activities of Saint-Gobain Solar
In the solar field, Saint-Gobain Solar regroups all the relevant activities of Saint-Gobain. Present throughout the value chain, our division bases its strategy on three independent activities:

  • The sale of high technology components for photovoltaic modules  (specialty glass, high-performance plastics) and the manufacture of high performance mirrors for thermo-solar power plants. This activity is provided by Saint-Gobain Glass.
  • The production of photovoltaic modules using thin film technology CIS  (Copper Indium Selenium) for distributors and integrators. This activity is provided by the company Avancis.  
  • The design, manufacture and marketing of photovoltaic solutions for individual and collective residences, commercial and industrial buildings and agricultural and administrative buildings . A “photovoltaic solution” or solar panel installation consists of solar panels or solar tiles; a mounting system; an electrical system: inverters, junction boxes, wiring; a remote-monitoring system. This activity is provided by Saint Gobain Solar Systems.