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NREL Study Shows How Floating PV Could Impact the U.S. Energy Sector

NREL researchers estimate that installing floating solar photovoltaics on the more than 24,000 man-made U.S. reservoirs could generate about 10 percent of the nation's annual electricity production. Learn more.