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Brazil Uses Dammed Lake Surface for Floating Solar Panels

By: Eugenia LOGIURATTO Presidente Figueiredo, Brazil Two decades ago, a section of the Amazon rainforest was flooded for a dam that currently produces little electricity. Engineers now see that artificial lake as an ideal surface for floating solar panels. Critics have blasted the Balbina dam, located near the equator line some 200 kilometers (125 miles) […]