02 May '14, 2pm

#Solar

#Solar

There is some land that nobody knows what to do with. Take the dirty, polluted Superfund sites that have been blighted by previous industrial uses. I certainly wouldn't want to eat food grown on one of these sites, and probably wouldn't want to live there, either. As Cleantechnica reported recently, a new 10-megawatt solar farm in Indianapolis became the first ever utility-scale solar installation on a polluted superfund site . Not only did the project utilize previously blighted land, it even made the cleanup of the site easier and more economical, avoiding much of the need for soil removal that's typical of remediation of such a site. As Tina Casey of Cleantechnica explains, there are other advantages too:

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/energy/stories/how-can-l...

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