Unsurprisingly the yield curve for the solar fence was different to ground-mount solar, with a dip in the middle of the day, but on an annual basis, overall yields were slightly higher for the solar fence than for the conventional system. “We’re seeing a 10% total uplift in yield in London and a 3% increase in Sydney,” Gridcog said, noting that while the physical performance more or less aligned with what was expected, the commercial story provided some interesting results.

“On an annual basis the advantage of the solar fence is even more obvious,” Gridcog said. “The increase in revenue is significantly higher than the underlying increase in yield; in the case of Sydney a 3% increase in yield has translated into a 30% increase in revenue.”


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