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Brazil’s Balbina Pilot Project Turns to Solar Energy

Brazil’s Balbina Pilot Project Turns to Solar Energy

Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits March 21, 2016. Image credit: Seabirds Almost 30 years ago, Brazil flooded an enormous area in the Amazonian rainforest to generate hydroelectric power in what some called an environmental crime. Today, it only produces 20% of its capacity. The artificial lake is so large that the horizon is barely visible from

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