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By Joseph Goodman; Frank Oudheusden

Hurricane-strength winds are a clear threat to solar installations in island nations, where PV is becoming an increasingly popular solution to climate change-related issues. Joseph Goodman and Frank Oudheusden, co-authors of a recent study on designing hurricane-ready solar systems, offer an insider’s view of how the challenge is being met.

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