PV in urban Taiwan: Being a small and partially mountainous island, Taiwan’s ground-mounted solar sector is naturally limited. However, conditions are not necessarily more favorable for solar up on the rooftops of this crowded country, as Rhea Tsao of Taiwanese solar analysts Energy Trend explains.
The cityscape of Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, illustrates the challenges facing solar in such high density urban environments. These challenges range from jointly owned rooftops and illegal structures to shading and high winds found at such high altitudes.
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