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Solar Power is Not a Land Use Problem

| Written by John Farrell | 1 Comment | Updated on Nov 17, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

While large-scale solar creates contention between environmental advocates and renewable energy proponents, the truth is that there are thousands of acres in already developed land where solar can easily fit.  This infographic explains.


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John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power. More

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