26 Oct '16, 11am

$11 million floating solar testbed in Singapore will be the largest in the world

$11 million floating solar testbed in Singapore will be the largest in the world

In a speech, Singapore’s Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli said “Given our geography, solar photovoltaic systems are a key technology in Singapore’s efforts to harness renewable energy. Floating photovoltaic systems, those installed over our water bodies, not only help to overcome land constraints, but also have the potential to reduce evaporative losses from our reservoirs.” He said the testbed will be operational by the end of 2016.

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