Abandoned Coal Mines Are Being Transformed into Solar Farms

Posted Apr 06, 2022

Solar arrays placed on former coal fields bring new life to unusable land and have emerged as a win-win for solar and the communities they serve. This 7-minute Washington Post video reveals the complexities and enormous opportunities for collaboration and creativity when it comes to developing renewable energy projects. It highlights the many layers of culture, science, and politics at play in each energy landscape.

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