Sugu #1

Floating solar applied on a water retention pond

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A floating solar project developed by Laketricity: discover the Sugu #1 floating PV power plant installed on a water retention reservoir in Taiwan.

The floating structure covers 15% of the total water surface. The floating solar power plant was anchored using a hybrid method: at the bottom of the pond, but also on the bank.

Our role on the project

  • Project development & management
  • Stakeholder consultation & building permit issuance
  • PPA negotiation & financing
  • Construction assistance & supervision
  • Maintenance

4021 kWp Power generation capacity

15% Coverage ratio

About Sugu #1 project

Location Tainan, Taiwan
Capacity 4021 kWp
Domestic consumption equivalence 1592 homes
Tons of CO2 emissions saved 2840 tons
Operational start date April 2018
Application Industrial reservoir, Water retention pond

About the Water retention pond

Pond size 8.81 ha
Maximum depth 14 m
Water type Fresh water
Power plant size 1.35 ha
% of coverage 15%

Technical specifications

Number of solar panels installed in Tainan 13410
Panels specifications 300 W, 60 cells, Ritek

About anchoring

Anchoring type At the bottom / On the banks
Anchor type Hybrid anchoring system

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