07 Nov '11, 9pm

Initiative to Site Renewable Energy on Brownfields Launches

We've long advocated for siting large solar, wind and other renewable energy projects on brownfields rather than greenfields (undeveloped land), and now the EPA and DOE's National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) are evaluating the feasibility of doing so on 26 sites across the country. As part of RE-Powering America's Land Initiative, they are looking into siting renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields, and former landfill or mining sites. The land is cheap, often abandoned, close to such necessary infrastructure as power lines and roads, is often properly zoned, and no other developers are rushing to erect anything on them. Learn how they evaluate sites. There are potentially thousands of sites. "The RE-Powering America's Land Initiative is not just about using these sites for energy production but using these sites to re-energize communities," says Mathy Stanis...

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