Hot on the heels of HelioVolta’s report that over 60 percent of its solar PV system audits uncover major safety issues, Clean Energy Associates has another bombshell stat: Reporting major safety issues in 97% of 600 solar rooftops audited.
Those 600 rooftops are scattered around 12 countries, spanning North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. The top safety concerns include…
- Ground issues,
- Damaged modules,
- Cross-mated connectors,
- Poor terminations, and
- Improperly assembled connectors
Be sure to check out the full report here, which has photos of examples and explains how each type of safety issue happens.
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