05 Dec '17, 7pm

Solar Energy: The Future of Africa

These investors understand the practicality of solar energy and the positive effects it has on communities such as the ones in East Africa. However, there still are arguments against new solar energy projects proposed across the world, and negative public opinion about certain projects tends to sway decisions on whether new projects get approved or not. The City of Moulton, Alabama for example, is facing public opposition towards a newly proposed solar farm. In November, the Moulton Planning Commission declined the recommendation for a 6.3- acre solar farm, according to The Moulton Advertiser. The article, written by John David Palmer, stated that “the decision was made to allow for more time to study the situation, and also because some of the neighbors said they were not notified in a timely manner, even though commissioners said the meeting was advertised well in advanc...

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