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Land constraints force Southeast Asia to create floating solar farms

July 09, 2021

EQ Mag: 

The proven ability to install large-scale floating PV plants on water bodies across Southeast Asia means financing should be readily available for new projects, it was suggested during a panel discussion today.

Asia dominates the technology’s project pipeline, according to consultancy Fitch Solutions, which said in a report last year that coastal regions and large water bodies such as the Mekong can be used to grow solar capacity amid land constraints for ground-mounted installations.

[Anand Gupta] 

More: Positive outlook for financing floating solar projects in Southeast Asia

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