PV Plants and Flooding – What Should You Do?

This post was originally published in 2013. The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.

PV and flooding

Sicherer Umgang mit Solaranlagen bei Hochwasser

Even though the water is receding in many places, the floods in Germany and Eastern Europe still pose a threat. Many PV plants are also affected in the areas experiencing flooding. However, plant operators and rescue workers often don’t know what to do when an inverter is located in a flooded basement.

That’s why we talked to Adrian Häring. Adrian is an SMA expert on the installation and safety of PV plants. As a firefighter he has often responded to flooding events.

If you have further questions please call our helpline at +49 561 9522 3131

 

Update 17.06.2013

Here you can find further information:

Renewables International Risk of injury from solar arrays after floods

 

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