The Dubai Frame in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, features specially designed solar panels that cover about 1,200 square metres of its surface. Photo: Shutterstock
The Dubai Frame in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, features specially designed solar panels that cover about 1,200 square metres of its surface. Photo: Shutterstock

Solar panels designed with attractive patterns to win over Nimbys who don’t like industrial look, and 5 installations, from Singapore to Dubai, that showcase elegance

  • Designers are creating solar installations covered with striking patterns or that blend subtly with existing architecture to mollify critics of the arrays’ look
  • Though equipment modified to look more appealing produces less electricity, the products are likely to be adopted in higher volumes and so will be beneficial

The Dubai Frame in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, features specially designed solar panels that cover about 1,200 square metres of its surface. Photo: Shutterstock
The Dubai Frame in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, features specially designed solar panels that cover about 1,200 square metres of its surface. Photo: Shutterstock
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