Posts tagged: solar parks

Oz State Sets 40% Green Goal

Victoria also launches 650MW renewable energy auction Australia’s second-most populous state has proposed a new law that would require 40% of its power needs to be generated by renewable energy by 2025. Victoria also launched a 650MW renewable energy auction, which the government expects to spur up to A$1.3bln ($1bln) of investment in the sector. At the national […]

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Solar Panels Study Reveals Impact on Earth

Researchers have produced the first detailed study of the impact of solar parks on the environment, opening the door to smarter forms of farming and better land management. Environmental Scientists at Lancaster University and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology monitored a large solar park, near Swindon, for a year. They found that solar parks […]