Apr 24, 2022

This German firm is building a floating solar plant on a quarry lake

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It could help the country cut its reliance on Russian oil. The plant will open 24 May.

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A German company will switch on a floating solar power plant it has built on a quarry lake, a rapidly-installed, renewable technology it says could help wean the country off Russian fossil fuels.

BayWa r.e. said the photovoltaic (PV) plant at the family-owned Quarzwerke in the western German town of Haltern am See will be able to provide 3 megawatts (MW) of power, equivalent to a typical onshore wind turbine.

The plant, with 5,800 modules on 360 floating elements, will go into service on May 24.

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