A local environmental organization has published pictures of the stranded masses that appeared on two beaches last week. Hong Kong’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation is currently investigating where the installation came from.
The images show an array of at least 100 solar panels, apparently still connected to each other via floating structures.
According to local media outlet Line, Hong Kong’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation is currently investigating where the solar power system came from and how it could have ended up on this beach. So far, no one has claimed the solar property.
Multiple members Ocean Scavengers Kitt’s Facebook group blames the group’s appearance on illegal waste disposal. However, it is more likely that the PV system lost its mooring and was pulled by ocean currents from another location to the two beaches. in Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park, located in the open waters west of Hong Kong.