The largest floating solar panel farm in the world is located in Singapore. It covers an area of 45 football fields and produces enough electricity to power five water treatment plants on the island.
Singapore is striving to quadruple the production of solar energy by 2025, so this solar farm is one of their ambitious projects aimed at combating climate change.
According to the world media, this solar farm it could help reduce carbon emissions by about 32 kilotons a year, which is, say, the amount of carbon produced by 7,000 cars.
The floating solar farm consists of 122,000 solar panels, and the clean energy obtained in this way will make Singapore one of the few countries in the world that has a water purification system that is fully powered by sustainable energy.
As it is further stated, solar panels floating on water should last for 25 years, and drones will be used to help maintain them.
Floatingand solar panels are mounted on a building floating on water. It is best to place them in unused space on the water, such as hydroelectric reservoirs, dams for wastewater treatment, drinking water tanks.
Source: Energetski portal Srbije by www.energetskiportal.rs.
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