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Unfortunate Solar Installation of the Month: Utility-Scale Edition: It's hard to know what to make of this wee...

Unfortunate Solar Installation of the Month: Utility-Scale Edition Adventures in lousy O&M. Or a mid-development bankruptcy. This month’s winner is a seemingly neglected utility-scale solar farm in Germany. Eric Wesoff: April 30, 2012 It's hard to know what to make of this weed-ridden solar installation photo by Knut Loschke taken in June of last year. It's a photo of a solar farm near Markranstädt, Germany . The photo was used by an anti-solar group to show the folly of solar. Ed Gunther suggests that perhaps "someone went bankrupt or did not get a O&M contract," although it's "hard to imagine why anyone would allow this with feed-in tariffs." Readers are welcome to caption this photo or suggest just what is going on in this picture: We covered this very shady solar installation in Palo Alto, California at the offices of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo a few months ago. Most Pop...

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