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Chinese Grid Scale Solar Farm Coming To Chernobyl

January 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Two Chinese companies plan to invest $1 billion to build a 1 gigawatt grid scale solar farm on land near the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that had a meltdown in 1986. There is almost no other imaginable use for the land.

Mexico Should Build A Border Wall Made Of Solar Panels

December 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Two writers for the Huffington Post suggest that Mexico could derive many benefits from building a wall of solar panels along its border with the US. Not only would it create much needed jobs, it would allow Mexico to earn income from US electricity customers.

US Smashes Solar Power Records in 2016

December 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The US smashed all prior records for installation of both grid scale and residential solar power in 2016 according to SEIA and GTM Research. Both expect the trend to continue into the first half of 2017.

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