4 Unexpected Benefits of Surveillance Systems for Solar Farms
“Solar theft” is a problem that needs addressing on solar farms in the United States and around the world. These panels, while prices are falling, are still extremely valuable and a high priority target for criminals who want an easy sell on the black market. And it’s not just farms and homes falling victim. Even innovative infrastructure such as China’s Solar Road — a highway covered completely in solar panels — is losing panels to theft.
Solar farms are huge areas that can be difficult to protect, and they’re vulnerable to theft in the same ways agricultural farms are when not properly secured and protected. If your solar farm doesn’t have outdoor security cameras or other security measures, and you’re not the fence about the investment, here are four reasons why good security is worth every penny.