Fighting for solar power in a concrete jungle – CNET

From rooftops to reservoirs, Singapore is doing everything it can to maximize its unique living space for renewable energy.

Source: Fighting for solar power in a concrete jungle – CNET

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With land space a premium in Singapore, the government is looking to take advantage of its 17 sizable water reservoirs as an alternative location for solar panels. The Public Utilities Board (PUB) is currently trialing floating solar platforms, and results so far have been promising, with systems performing 5 percent to 15 percent better than a typical rooftop system due to the cooler temperatures of the reservoir environment.

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What a great idea.  Probably impacts evaporation too.

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2 Responses to Fighting for solar power in a concrete jungle – CNET

  1. reinke (reinke cc) says:

    What tariffs? It’s all proposed” and will be bargained away. He’s like PT Barnum.

  2. Scott Silvay says:

    Trumps tariffs have essentially nurtured the solar power industry in the US. To say he has a very poor understanding of how trade works is giving him to much credit.

    Thanks,

    Scott Silvay

    Sent from my iPhone

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