Pilkington Optiwhite™ for Solar Applications

Pilkington Optiwhite™ for Solar Applications

Extra clear low-iron float glass with very high solar transmittance for improved solar energy conversion, consistent performance and durability.


Pilkington Optiwhite™ is a range of extra clear low-iron float glass products with very high solar transmittance, offering improved solar energy conversion and consistent performances. This range of low-iron glass products is suitable for use in thin film photovoltaics, crystalline silicon photovoltaics, concentrated solar power technology, solar thermal collectors and solar mirrors.

The Pilkington Optiwhite™ Range includes the standard and well established low-iron glass Pilkington Optiwhite™ and Pilkington Optiwhite™ S, which was developed specifically for the solar industry and offers even greater solar energy transmittance. Pilkington Microwhite™ is our Pilkington Optiwhite™ in its extremely thin version (glass thicknesses down to 1.0 mm).

For more information on the Pilkington Optiwhite™ product range, please read our Pilkington Optiwhite™ brochures, or stay up-to-date with our latest solar glass news.

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