Monday, April 11, 2011

Solar Park landfill

The town of Canton, Massachusetts (United States) is planning the construction of New England's largest solar Park. Its construction will have the particularity of carried out on an old landfill of waste that was covered 25 years ago.


Canton solar Park will be 24,000 solar panels . Its production capacity will be 5.6 MW. The firm in charge of this project is southern sky renewable energy , who hoped that the new solar energy venture be operational next year. Canton community having the largest Park site of the region will report a profit of $ 70 million from public income and savings of energy expenditure.

Similar projects of reusing old landfill as solar farms are in other parts of Massachusetts. This type of land are some conditions for this type of installation of solar panels: these are flat surfaces, there is no shade without trees or buildings.

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