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The site of the world’s worst nuclear meltdown is about to become a solar farm

Over 30 years ago, a radioactive release 10 times larger than the Hiroshima bomb forced hundreds of thousands of people to permanently evacuate the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Now the abandoned site is about to start generating power again.

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An employee opens the gate at the checkpoint “Maidan” in the 30 km (19 miles) exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor near the abandoned village of Babchin, Belarus, March 11, 2016

The site of the world’s worst nuclear meltdown is about to become a solar farm

Over 30 years ago, a radioactive release 10 times larger than the Hiroshima bomb forced hundreds of thousands of people to permanently evacuate the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Now the abandoned site is about to start generating power again. But instead …and more » #solarpower #solar #solarenergy

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India Plans World’s Largest Solar Power Tender — 20 Gigawatts

It is perhaps the worry of missing the ambitious renewable energy target that the Indian government has floated the idea of launching the world’s largest solar power tender. According to media reports, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is planning … #solarpower

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Hurricane Maria has made Puerto Rico the land of opportunity for solar power

Seven weeks after hurricane Maria, the traffic lights are still down in San Juan. The narrow, cobbled streets of the city’s historic center, one of the island’s top tourist attractions, turn pitch black as soon as the sun sets. With appliances useless … #solarpower #solarenergy #energy #solar

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