How solar on landfill works
July 18, 2022 /
- Solar farms can safely transform former landfills into sources of cheaper clean energy for consumers and generate revenue for communities.
- The land over a capped landfill has heavy usage restrictions1 and can often sit idle for years. Renewables can give new purpose to these sites.
1 Kim Slowey, “Land(fill) of opportunity: Why builders are turning dumps into new developments,” Construction Dive, July 5, 2016.