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This German firm is building a floating solar plant on a quarry lake

Floating solar power systems are simpler and faster to install than land-based versions. Image: REUTERS/Erol Dogrudogan

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Workers install solar panels on a floating photovoltaic power plant on lake Silbersee (Lake Silver) in Haltern am See, Germany, April 11, 2022.
The floating panels will save 1,100 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year compared with the same amount of power produced from fossil fuels. Image: REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

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