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UK’s First Floating Solar Field

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Britain has built its first floating solar field. Obvious advantage for overcrowded Britain: no wasting of valuable farmland. Additional advantage: thanks to cooling effect of water, higher yield.

Parameters:

Location: Wargrave, Berkshire
Size: 800 solar panels, 200 kW
Cost: £250,000
Payback time: six years
Lifetime: 30 years
Developer: Ciel & Terre, France

[rt.com] – UK’s first floating solar field produces 200kw of power
[theguardian.com] – First floating solar farm built in UK

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Floating solar system diagram[source]
Artist impression

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