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A Solar Farm is Building in Chernobyl

In April 1986 the nuclear accident at Chernobyl devastated a large swathe of land in the north of Ukraine. 

It is now being repurposed.
The Ukrainian-German project Solar Chernobyl is preparing to launch a solar farm right next to the Chernobyl reactors. Due to go online early in 2018, the one-megawatt installation features 3,800 photovoltaic panels and will be capable of powering as many as 2,000 homes. A further 99 megawatts are planned for a future development, and the project, which has so far cost a million euros ($1.25 million) to build, is expected to pay itself off within seven years.  [Read More]. 




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