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Posted by jan siepelstad on December 1, 2008, 1:41 pm
Anyone outthere with some reallife experience in active cooling of PV panels
to enhance energyproduction?

Zwerius Kriegsman

Posted by BobG on December 3, 2008, 1:35 am
How about a soaker hose on a 24vac irrigation solenoid? Measure watts,
squirt for 5 seconds, measure watts etc.

Posted by I'll Always Be Here on December 3, 2008, 5:26 am

You might try this


And while it's not exactly the same thing, there was a solar boat race in
your neck of the woods that some entrants used water cooled photovoltaics


Posted by I'll Always Be Here on December 3, 2008, 5:48 am


There is also this, strangely enough


Posted by Jim Wilkins on December 3, 2008, 12:40 pm

Aha! make electricity and heat water with the same panel. Double the
output, double the maintenance.

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