Tag: solar cleaning

Cleaning techniques for floating solar systems

Dust and soils have negative impacts on the efficiency of PV panels. Therefore, the importance of cleaning PV panels is considerable from both economic and performance points of view. A key factor to maximizing the economic advantage is the determination of cleaning times. There is no specified cleaning cycle for PV panels, and the soiling rate of the region mostly determines the cleaning frequency.

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Israeli robotic solar cleaning company raises $18 million through IPO

Israeli robotic solar cleaning service provider, Airtouch Solar, has completed an initial public offering to raise $18 million at a company post-money valuation of $124 million. The shares were purchased primarily from leading institutional investors in the Israeli capital market. Airtouch Solar estimates that the target market for robotic cleaning solutions is worth about $11 billion as only 5 per cent of solar installations in the world operate using robotic cleaning solutions.

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