Growing Exponentially, Floating Solar Opens Up New Horizons for Renewable Energy: Report-continued

October 30, 2018--Floating solar technologies are creating major new opportunities to scale up solar energy around the world, particularly in countries with high population density and competing uses for available land.
The use of floating solar-deployment of photovoltaic panels on the surface of bodies of waThe use of floating solar-deployment of photovoltaic panels on the surface of bodies of water-has grown more than a hundred-fold in less than four years, from a worldwide installed capacity of 10 megawatts at the end of 2014 to 1.1 gigawatts by September 2018, according to the first market report on floating solar, produced by the World Bank Group and the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS).

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