Floating solar power plants refers to a solar power production mounted on a structure that floats on a body of water, typically an artificial basin or a lake.
Scotra, as a company specializing in the design, manufacture, and construction of floating structure on water, kickstarted project of a 25MW PV plant on the Namjeong lake in South Korea’s Jeonnam Province, along the country’s southern coast. Work is now underway to deliver what is being billed as South Korea’s largest floating solar plant to date. An installation combining steel structures with polyethylene floats. PV modules will be then rolled out atop POSCO’s alloy steel structures, which Scotra claims as the cheaper solution compared to aluminium yet highly resistant to corrosion. The plant will generate enough solar output to cover the needs of 12,000 households and bring annual CO2 emission savings of 14,000 tonnes, Scotra said.
What are the advantages of floating solar power plants? Comment us on below
‘All rights to go to the author of the news & image as mentioned above’
‘All rights go to the author of the news and image mentioned above’
Location: South Korea
Date: Aug 22, 2019 @ 09:20
Instagram Post Source: http://instagram.com/solar_edition
Media Type: image
Disclaimer: ‘all rights go to the author of the news and image mentioned above’, Solar Edition do not own the content and is distributing the information only for non-profit and educational reasons as a Solar Power Influencer.