Onyx Solar

Photovoltaic Glass for Buildings

What is Onyx Solar?

R2M Solution is the official reseller of Onyx Solar in Italy and France

Onyx Solar is a world leader in the photovoltaic glass sector. Onyx Solar (the company) won over 75 international awards and holds the world record for buildings and boasts innovative solutions for the integrated photovoltaic market such as semi-transparent photovoltaic glass and the first walkable photovoltaic floor with anti-slip properties.

Onyx solar developed the most advanced technological know-how for the production of the amorphous and crystalline silicon photovoltaic glass: in its 20.000 sq production site located in Avila, the company is able to laminate photovoltaic glass in any color, degrees of transparency, shape and dimensions (up to 4×2 meters) with the highest quality and resistance standards, certified (IEC, UL, ISO, UNE-EN) and guaranteed for 35 years.

Onyx Solar carried out over 350 projects worldwide, in 50 different countries, collaborating with some of the most important international architecture brands such as Foster + Partners, SOM, Gensler, Perkis + Will, Grimshaw, KPF, Rafael Viñoly and worked for general contractors among which ACS, Skanska, Turner, Jacobs, Ferrovial, and supplied its products for the construction of headquarters of multinationals companies such as Apple, Samsung, Coca Cola, Bell, Marriot, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Balenciaga, Heineken, Pfizer and ING Bank.

Onyx Solar is constantly engaged in several research and development projects funded by the European Eunion within the H2020 program to implement new products for the global BIPV (Building Integrated PhotoVoltaics) market.

How we can help you

R2M Solution is Onyx Solar’s exclusive official distributor in Italy and France. Contact us for a quotation and for any information you might need. We will assist you throughout the process of architectural integration of the photovoltaic glass.

  • Support in the identification and customization of the PV product
  • Assistance in the designing of BIPV solutions
  • Optimization and estimate of the generated energy
  • Technical-economic feasibility studies
  • Payback timing calculation
  • Support in Circuit diagrams design
  • IES energy simulations
  • Energy modeling & Commissioning
  • nZEB design & implementation
  • Deep Retrofit (Thermal Account 2.0)
  • Energy Audit and ESCO projects
  • Assistance to LEED, BREEAM, WELL green building certifications

Possible applications

  • Facades’ retrofit of existent buildings
  • Replacement of conventional glass with double glazing with photovoltaic double glazing
  • Energy requalification of historic buildings
  • Anti-slip walkable PV floor
  • Photovoltaic skylights
  • Semi-transparent PV glass curtain wall
  • Photovoltaic ventilated facades
  • Photovoltaic canopies, pergolas and car park
  • Photovoltaic balaustrade
  • Photovoltaic urban forniture

Multifunctional properties of PV glass

  • Energy production
  • Shading e solar heat gain
  • IR & UV filter
  • Acoustic & thermal isolation
  • Illuminazione naturale
  • Design
  • CO2 emissions reduction


  • Free and renewable Energy
  • Saving on energy bills
  • Short Payback time within the  product life cycle (35 years) and subsequent gain
  • Obtainment of incentives
  • Gainment of useful points for the obtaining LEED, BREEAM, WELL certifications
  • Optimization of the building’s bioclimatic behavior
  • Lowering of the building’s energy needs
  • Customization and high aesthetic value

for a quotation and for any information you might need. We will assist you throughout the process of architectural integration of the photovoltaic glass.

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