Open Energy Corporation, a renewable energy company focused on delivering building integrated photovoltaic solutions, announced that it has completed its largest solar electric installation for the new California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif.

SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Open Energy Corporation, a renewable energy company focused on delivering building integrated photovoltaic solutions, announced that it has completed its largest solar electric installation for the new California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif.

Designed especially for the Academy by Open Energy and manufactured by Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the world's leading manufacturers of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, the project features 720 4-by-6 foot glass panels embedded with photovoltaic cells. The panels will be arranged in a solar canopy around the Academy’s 197,000-square-foot roof and will be one of the largest photovoltaic glass canopies in the United States The solar installation will be a key factor in the Academy’s attempt to achieve LEED Platinum certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the U. S. Green Building Council. The museum was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano, and was scheduled to open in September. For more information, visit www.openenergycorp.com.