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Floatovoltaics is a cute name for floating solar photovoltaic systems that float on water. This can be a viable option for installing solar where a water body is available for siting and especially when other siting options could prove more difficult for any variety of reasons.[edit | edit source]

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  • Cagle, Alexander E., Alona Armstrong, et al. 2020. "The Land Sparing, Water Surface Use Efficiency, and Water Surface Transformation of Floating Photovoltaic Solar Energy Installations" Sustainability 12, n19: 8154. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12198154.

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