I can't see these photovoltaic solar panels working too well under their blanket of snow.
On a boat I imagine it's rather easier to clear snow from solar panels. They are supposed to be more efficient the colder they are - I don't know whether that's solely because of the reduced resistance of the cabling, or something to do with how the semiconductor material performs.
Speaking of resistance ... I can't resist one more icicle photo.
Thoughts on a Narrowboat Part 2–Bow and Cratch - The longer I researched continuously cruising the more convinced I became the boat would need a sizeable storage capacity for fuel, potable water and sew...
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