DOE & EPA Launch Tools to Evaluate Solar & Wind Power Potential on Contaminated Land

May 1, 2012

This is a great way to approach the development of renewable energy projects – use contaminated land for expanding solar or wind energy capacity. This story was provided by Zach Shahan at Clean Technica. Art credit: Jeannette E. Spaghetti

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