Tag: Floating Solar

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Sweco to study floating solar technology in hydro reservoirs

September 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Engineering company Sweco has been tasked with conducting a feasibility study for floating solar technology in hydro reservoirs in Uganda, as well as completing detailed design of a pilot plant. Currently, most of Uganda’s electricity generation comes from hydroelectric power. […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Ponds, reservoirs could host floating solar in space-constrained Massachusetts

September 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A new joint venture between Boston-based BlueWave Solar and European photovoltaics firm Ciel et Terre is poised to bring floating solar panels to the ponds and reservoirs of Massachusetts for the first time. Supporters say the plan has the potential […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US’ ‘largest’ floating solar farm completed in wine country

March 4, 2021

Via: PV Resources

What’s claimed to be the US’ largest floating solar farm has been completed in the city of Healdsburg, California. The Healdsburg Floating Solar Project, a 4.78MW array across two wastewater treatment ponds in Sonoma County, is operated by renewables company […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Floating Solar Excels Where Land Is Scarce, and That’s a Lot of Places

May 21, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Humans have been floating on water for thousands of years, so perhaps it was inevitable that they would build solar plants on it, too. Floating photovoltaics have already delivered 1.1 gigawatts of installations worldwide, according to the World Bank. That’s […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Floating Solar Is Best Solution For Colorado Town’s High Electric Bills

November 7, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

When a town has high electric bills and no available land for a solar farm, a floating solar plant on the pond of a waste water plant makes great sense. Walden, Colorado, population 750, elevation 8,000 feet plus, and land […]