If solar project insurers are reducing their financial coverage of hailstorms, then who ends up shouldering these hail damage losses? Learn more here
Virtually all solar module manufacturers use glass for the top surface of the panel — and they all pass the same tests intended to represent impact from hail. And yet, hail can still damage solar modules Learn more here
- In Hamilton, TX 30 to 35 mph winds toppling solar panels. Watch video here
- In Grandy, NC of resident Steven Brown describing panels "float like a ripple in the water" at a nearby solar farm in the high winds of Hurricane Dorian. (Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot (staff, virginianpilot)). Watch video here
Fallen trees in Perry, GA
Buckled wind damaged solar panels What about the unseen structural damage that could possibly be leaching toxic chemicals into the ground?
Insurance premiums increased the last 2 years 400%. Some companies are capping the amount you can claim while others... Learn more here
Fasteners that loosened and fell out under vibration—causing photovoltaic systems to disassemble in high winds—were a common equipment loss factor identified in FEMP’s analysis of recent storms. Learn more here
What about counterfeit solar panels breaking? Learn more here
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