Israeli Kibbutz uses Robots To Combat Desert Dust that obscures Solar Panels

Kibbutz Recruits 100 Solar Panel Robots To Combat Desert Dust (via Clean Technica)

The humble chore of cleaning solar panels plays a key role in solar cell efficiency, especially in desert regions where frequent dust storms and lack of rain combine to reduce panel output by up to 35 percent. That same lack of rain also presents a…


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  1. If Saudi Arabia deployed stuff like this on 50,000 square miles of the Empty Quarter, they could become the . . . uhh . . . “Saudi Arabia of solar energy.”
    And so could Iran and Iraq and Egypt and Libya and Algeria and Morocco and and and . . .

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