Heineken aims to make new factory the “greenest” of the country with technology from Onyx Solar
Onyx Solar’s transparent photovoltaic glass will generate clean electricity to feed the new factory that Heineken is building in Chihuahua, Mexico.
The new plant will have an initial capacity of producing 5 million hectoliters per year. It plans to be the greenest factory of the country. By the year 2020, 66 percent of the power used has to come from renewable sources.
Transparent PV glass will be installed at the offices’ building and other process areas. It will enable the building to be energy self-sufficient. It will also improve the building’s energy efficiency and thermal comfort. It will have a perfect integration thanks to the possibility of customizing the glass in terms of shape, color, size, and degree of transparency.
In a video prepared by Onyx, Blanca Brambila (Chief of Corporate Social Responsibility at Heineken Mexico), Eusebio Reynoso (Heineken Meoqui Brewery Manager) and José María Lozano (Head of Technologies at the Heineken Meoqui’s plant) spoke about the project and its collaboration with Onyx Solar. The video is available through Vimeo.