Floatovoltaics

From the New York Times:
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One Response to Floatovoltaics

  1. jlredford says:

    One interesting advantage that the article mentions is that the modules can easily turn to follow the sun from east to west each day. That’s probably worth another 20-30% output, which would certainly cover any extra costs for floats and corrosion covering. But the pictures shown appear to be in big rigid units which can’t turn. I wonder if they’re actually anchored to the lake floor for the sake of holding against wind.

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