SOLAR parks in Brandenburg, Germany, are being protected by SelectaDNA following a spate of thefts from sites across the country.
Organised gangs of thieves have been targeting solar power sites and re-selling stolen photovoltaic units and parts including vacuum tubes on the black market.
At one solar park near Schwerin, thieves have struck multiple times over a four year period. In the past year alone, more than 40 incidents have been reported at the park.
SelectaDNA’s German distributor Donald van der Laan said: “This type of theft is something of an epidemic in Germany. We have already marked units at five solar parks in Brandenburg and plan to protect many more in the future. Solar panels marked with SelectaDNA are worthless for re-sale, making the theft of them a pointless and risky exercise.”
For further information and images contact: Angela Singleton, Press Officer for Selectamark.
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