09 Nov '17, 10pm

Flexible Rollup Solar Panels Bring Electricity To Remote British Island

Flat Holm island is an uninhabited rocky outcropping in the Bristol Channel that separates England from Wales. It is much admired for its rugged beauty and abundant avian population but like many islands in the world, a diesel generator is its only source of electricity. Somehow the melding of diesel fumes with the cries of the birds just doesn’t seem right to Cardiff Council, which has jurisdiction over the island. Various schemes have been considered to bring clean, renewable power to the island, including hydroelectric power and a permanent installation of conventional solar panels.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2017/11/09/flexible-rollup-sola...

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