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World’s biggest floating solar farm powers up outside London

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Construction of Europe’s largest floating solar panel array is underway on London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir. Photograph: Martin Godwin for the Guardian
Five years in planning and due to be finished in early March, more than 23,000 solar panels will be floated on the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir near Heathrow and used to generate power for local water treatment plants

March 1, 2016 —On a vast man-made lake on the outskirts of London, work is nearing completion on what will soon be Europe’s largest floating solar power farm – and will briefly be the world’s biggest.

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PH largest solar farm up in Batangas

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BIGGEST SOLAR FARM Rather than harvest rice and corn, this 160-hectare farm in Calatagan, Batangas province, the largest solar facility in the country, generates heat from the sun, providing power to the western part of Batangas.
A sea of metalloid panels as far as the eye can see gleams in the sun in a 160-hectare farm traversing a rolling terrain near the foot of Mount San Piro in Batangas province

March 1, 2016 —Instead of growing crops like rice or corn, this vast farm harvests heat from the sun and generates enough energy to power the whole of western Batangas.

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