Recommended Reading: US’ Biggest Landfill To Become NYC’s Biggest Solar Project

Interesting: see how one landfill visible from space from is being transformed into a 10-MW solar installation (and wetlands restoration to boot!) . From RenewableEnergyWorld.com, not a nutty tree hugging site, but one that looks at renewables from  business, environmental and other view points.   “What was once the largest landfill on the planet is being partly reinvented, and solar energy will be playing a big role in that… New York City will convert roughly 47 acres of land at the Freshkills Park on Staten Island into a 10-MW solar installation, five times bigger than any other system in the city and boosting the city’s renewable energy by 50 percent, according to officials. SunEdison, which won the public bidding process, will lease the land to design, build, and operate the facility, with construction reportedly beginning in late 2015 and online within a year. Please read the full article at: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2013/11/us-biggest-landfill-to-become-new-york-citys-biggest-solar-project

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