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SolarSea

Commercial floating solar panels for the sea

December 2018
Gallery SolarSea 1
Gallery SolarSea 1
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Identification

suitable for tropical islands such as Maldives or French Polynesia, SwimSol tackles diesel generators dependence by providing solar panels designed for seas and oceans.

Providing solar energy through underwater cables, these sea surface solar panels do not require any land space like other solar panels. Each unity is 196m² with a capacity of 24kWp. Its lifetime is 30 years and waves up to 1,5 meters are harmless to it. Convenient for remote areas, this solution allows to get rid of fuel imports and provides cheaper energy than diesel power.

Sector

Label Date December 2018
From Austria
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Potential clients, investors, strategic partners for long term cooperation/M&A

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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The environmental benefits

  • Increased efficiency : no shadows on the panel and self-cooling system with sea water
  • Resistant to waves up to 1.5 meters.
  • No negative ecological effects
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Lifetime of 30 years
  • Cheaper energy than diesel power
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Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
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Company Profile

Swimsol GmbH

World's first marine-grade floating solar power plant for the sea

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Headquarters 1040 Wien, Österreich
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