A study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests that if floating solar was installed on hydro reservoirs globally, the hybrid systems could generate anywhere from 16% to 40% of the world’s demand for electricity. FSEC’s John Sherwin, program manager of testing and certification, agrees and speculates the generation to be on the middle to lower end of that scale, without first researching how solar panels respond to the stress of being on the water, as well as other variables.
CleanTechnica | October 5, 2020
Janet McIlvaine, buildings analyst, and Colleen Kettles, Director of Workforce and Business Development at FSEC, discuss green jobs: integration into construction, home energy rater, green building programs, certificate programs, solar career map, apprentice programs, alternative fuel vehicles.
WMNF 88.3 | October 5, 2020
James Fenton, director of the Florida Solar Energy said, “The price of solar has gotten to the point where it’s cheaper than combined cycle natural gas plants, and this turnover, this change or this grid parody, if you will, occurred about in 2015,” Fenton said. The change has turned something people once saw as a luxury into a bargain.”
WESH 2 News | December 6, 2019