Austria Styria Weiz 2001: GEMINI inhabited solar power plant

Photos from the turnable house turning after the sun to increase the yield of the solar power plant on the roof during the styria country exhibition.



Gear drive with wheels to turn the house Gear drive with wheels to turn the house
2 of such gearmotors for turning the house are installed in the preproduction model. Tests yielded that one would completely have been sufficient.


Turnable house: always after the sun Turnable house: always after the sun
From firm basement photographed up to the rotatable part: Exhaust, supply air and waste water are feeded into the center of the rotatable house.


Cable transfer to the rotateable house Cable transfer to the rotateable house
All utility lines of the firm basement are transferred to the rotatable house here. Electric power, water and from the central vacuum cleaner


Central vacuum cleaner in the basement Central vacuum cleaner in the basement
No exhaust air from the vacuum cleaner in the house, because the central vacuum cleaner is in the basement. Much less noise and more comfort.



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