Alltec engineer discusses the threat of lightning strikes on solar arrays
Article By: Steven Bushong
This article is appearing on SolarPowerWorldOnline.com
Damage from direct and indirect lightning strikes on solar arrays can vary from explosive destruction to less apparent, yet accumulative, effects on sensitive electronics. Jim Grasty, engineering manager for systems and services at Alltec, discusses the threat of lightning strikes on solar arrays and the surprising state of lightning protection at solar farms.