IKEA Duiven - The Netherlands and HyET Solar colaborated to cover the roof of the IKEA building with Powerfoil. The light weight of just 600g/m2 of Powerfoil opened up the possibility to use the whole roof of the building to generate renewable energy.
Large stores and distribution centers usually are not build for the weight of regular glass solar panels. Urgenda published their 40 point plan to reduce the Dutch carbon footprint and used Powerfoil as an example of an innovative solution. 19.3 milion square meters of roofs in The Netherlands alone are not intended to bare the extra weight of glass solar panels but would be able to apply Powerfoil
If you want to know more about Urgenda and their goals to reduce the Dutch carbon footprint, go to: https://www.urgenda.nl/themas/klimaat-en-energie/40-puntenplan/Back to overview