Posts tagged: floating solar farms

Floating Solar is a Win-Win Energy Solution for Drought-Stricken US Lakes

Sunbaked southwest US is a prime spot for floatovoltaic projects, where they could produce clean energy and prevent evaporation in major man-made reservoirs, reports Environment 360 The Colorado River’s two great reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, are in retreat. Multi-year droughts and chronic overuse have taken their toll, to be sure, but vast quantities […]

Japan Begins Work on ‘World’s Largest’ Floating Solar Farm

Electronics firm builds floating solar farm on a reservoir due to a scarcity of land for utility-scale solar in Japan The Japanese electronics multinational Kyocera has begun work on what it says will be the world’s biggest floating solar farm. The power plant is being built on a reservoir in Japan’s Chiba prefecture and is […]

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