07 Jul '17, 4pm

This has to be the world's first solar farm that can be described as 'cute'

This has to be the world's first solar farm that can be described as 'cute'

When it comes to taking a playful, crop art-esque approach to solar power plant orientation design, it certainly doesn't hurt that China's national animal is cute, cartoonish and not at all colorful. While a symbol of national pride, the panda is beloved internationally — a nonthreatening symbol of harmony. If China was going to make a 200-plus-acre solar farm look like something, the panda is an obvious choice. No offense to Japan, the country with the second largest installed capacity of solar power behind China, but a power plant shaped like a carp just doesn't have the same effect.

Full article: https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/energy/blogs/worlds-fir...

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