29 Jul '16, 7pm

Chernobyl to Get a Second Life as a Solar Power Plant

Chernobyl gets a second chance as Ukrainian government considers turning the site into a massive solar power plant. Ever since the nuclear disaster back in 1986, the whole region of Chernobyl , Ukraine, has been pretty much alienated. The area, surrounding the damaged reactor was named Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. It covers around 2,600 square kilometers (1,000 sq mi), and it is known to be one of the most radioactively contaminated areas in the world. The area was fenced off right after the failure of the nuclear reactor, and since then, public access has been restricted. Of course, after the failure of the nuclear reactor, many people, who had land and property in the region, chose to abandon it and never look back. Now, 30 years later, the region is beginning to attract interest. There have always been the scientists and the eager adventure-seeking tourists, of course, but...

Full article: http://www.greenoptimistic.com/chernibyl-solar-power-plan...

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