Putting Solar Panels on Water Is a Great Idea — but Will It Float?

The U.S. has been slow to embrace the technology, even though Japan and China are zooming ahead

An array of floating panels in Tokushima prefecture, Japan. Credit: Ciel & Terre International

By Jim Daley

Winemaker Greg Allen had a problem. As president of Far Niente Winery in Napa Valley, California, he had done the math on how much land the vineyard could…

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