Positive Future #361 (Feature photo – Solar Panels on Trackers – CCA SA 4.0 International)
The small European nation of the Netherlands has a modest population of only 17.3 million compared to the U.S. population of 325 million. Yet, this small nation has one of the highest rates of electric car adoption and is now pioneering the development of a new solar platform – Bi-facial solar.
PV Magazine brings the story of how 40,000 bi-facial double-glass solar panels were installed in the Netherlands. Bi-facial solar panels generate electricity from direct sun on the surface and indirect light from solar cells on the underneath. Some claims are that a bi-facial solar panel can generate 10 percent more electricity. You can read the full story here: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2019/01/18/11-7-mw-of-bifacial-solar-goes-online-in-the-netherlands/