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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Witnessed by Satellites: Solar panels turn desert into oasis
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Desertification meant animal husbandry was unsustainable a decade ago. But now, people and their animals are returning. See from space how solar panels have brightened the lives of the residents of Gonghe County, Qinghai.

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SunCulture wants to turn Africa into the world’s next bread basket, one solar water pump at a time
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The world’s food supply must double by the year 2050 to meet the demands of a growing population, according to a report from the United Nations. And as pressure mounts to find new crop land to support the growth, the world’s eyes are increasingly turning to the African continent as the next potential global bread […]

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As Demand Plummets This Weekend, UK Renewable Energy Projects May Be Asked To Turn Off
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“Hundreds of renewable energy projects may be asked to turn off this weekend,” reports the Guardian, “to avoid overloading the grid as the UK’s electricity demand plummets to record lows.” Britain’s demand for electricity is forecast to tumble to a fifth below normal levels due to the spring bank holiday and the shutdown of shops, […]

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