Photovoltaic power plant

Articles & Whitepapers

  • Helplessly exposed to nature? How lightning storms can be measured

    Helplessly exposed to nature? How lightning storms can be measured

    Each day, there occur about 1,000 thunderstorms with 4-10 million lightning bolts worldwide. In average, 700 people per year are hit by such light discharges, of which 75% of the hits result in long-term damages. Between three and seven cases end fatal. The risk is particularly high in the open field and is fortunately decreasing. The reason for this is that we stay more often inside in cars and ...

  • Solar park in Miegersbach - Case Study

    Politicians and investors working togetherPhoenix Solar AG (formerly Phönix SonnenStrom AG) was contracted by KG Allgemeine Leasing GmbH & Co. (KGAL) to build a photovoltaic power plant only ...

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  • Ultimate Lightning Surge Protection for PV Systems
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    Ultimate Lightning Surge Protection for PV Systems

    The remote locations, exposed surface areas and extensive layouts of solar power plants put them at high risk of damage from the elements, particularly electrical storms. A significant concern for photovoltaic (PV) power plant operators is equipment damage caused by direct or indirect lightning strikes. Damage from these events can bring a PV installation offline for days or perhaps weeks, ...