30 Mar '17, 9am

Floating Solar Mounting System = High Stability, Reliability

In a rice farming district in Kato City in the center of Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, solar panels are laid out on three ponds (Fig. 1). The ponds are for agricultural use and supply water to rice fields in the Yado District of Kato City. Fig. 1: Solar panels float on three ponds in Kato City, Hyogo Prefecture. The solar panels on the pond in the top right of the picture are on-water panels of the "Kato City Yado Solar Power Plant." The panels on the two ponds at the center are for the "Kato City Yado Oike Solar Power Plant." (Source: Nippon Comsys Corp) The on-water solar power generation system is developed and operated by the Nippon Comsys Group, which is engaged in the communication infrastructure business. There are two mega (large-scale) solar power plants in the area. Of the two plants that comprise the solar power system, in the 2MW plant, all the panels are installed ...

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/atclen/news_en/15mk/03220122...

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