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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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Floating Solar Panel Installation Begins at Godley Resevoir

United Utilities installs Europe’s largest floating solar power project on reservoir The Telegraph, October 26, 2015. Image credit: R/GA Water giant United Utilities is to install Europe’s biggest floating solar power system on a reservoir near Manchester, as it seeks to capitalise on the novel technology to cut its energy costs. The 12,000 panel, £3.5m development

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