Airports could generate enough solar energy to power a city: Study
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Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Apr 28, 2021 A new study has found Australia’s government-owned airports could produce enough electricity to power 136,000 homes, if they had large-scale rooftop solar systems installed. Researchers at RMIT University compared electricity generated by residential solar panels in a regional Australian city to the potential green energy production of 21 leased […]

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Why Not Turn Airports Into Giant Solar Farms?
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Airports have vast swaths of empty land and rooftops. But it’s not so easy as just covering everything with solar panels.

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CU Denver researcher analyzes the use of solar energy at US airports
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Denver CO (SPX) Sep 22, 2020 By studying 488 public airports in the United States, University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs researcher Serena Kim, PhD, found that 20% of them have adopted solar photovoltaic (PV), commonly known as solar panels, over the last decade. Solar photovoltaic (PV) is the conversion of light into […]

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