Gallery: Massachusetts Town to Turn Landfill into Largest Solar Array i...

 

Canton, Massachusetts officials decide to turn an old, capped town dump into the largest solar array in New England. The dump was capped twenty five years ago and was unused until last year when the town envisioned it as a green energy powerhouse. The array is expected to generate 5.6 megawatts of power as early as 2012 and will generate about $70 million in revenues and energy savings over the next 25 years.

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  1. ecdfan April 2, 2011 at 5:45 pm

    should have used unisolar panels, by far the best solution for landfills and MADE IN THE USA – ecdfan

  2. caeman February 22, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Where are the pictures of the capped landfill? Showing a picture of an active landfill seems to bias the reporting of this story to the extreme.

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