Lightning strikes somewhere in the neighbourhood. It can get into the building through the cellar via the electricity grid and the main house connection. A hit downside up!
The new version of Valentin Software's PV Sol Premium 2019 planning software makes the design of photovoltaic systems even more efficient.
In large-scale solar parks, lightning protection is already considered as part of the planning stage. For the following three reasons. Consider them carefully.
If lightning hits a solar roof most damage follows underneath. The enormous energy burns its way through the house and all the electrical equipment.
The risk of striking lightning on a solar roof is a fact. But what are the main measures to prevent any damage?
Year-in, year-out, certainly when sultry summer days bring heavy thunder storms. Then people realise what elemental forces the skies can unleash.
Vattenfall are building their first hybrid power plant in southern Holland. Wind and solar working together in combination with a massive storage battery.
To ascertain the danger of lightning strikes, a Europe-wide network of monitoring sites has been set up. All data is collected by the European Cooperation for Lightning Detection (Euclid). Look there to find out your risks!
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