MARITIME EXECUTIVE: Floating Solar Array Weathers Cyclone Conditions

A new floating offshore solar energy array has survived its first few months in the Dutch North Sea, including a cyclone.

Oceans of Energy’s Zon-op-Zea (Solar-at-Sea) remained stable and intact during winds of up to 62 knots and waves over five meters high.

The system was increased in size in January from from 8.5kW to 17kW, and further expansion to 1MW is planned for the modular system.

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