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Brownfields may see solar

Rick Way - December 26th, 2011

The EPA is looking into placing solar projects on brownfields.


"WASHINGTON -The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are evaluating the feasibility of developing renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields, and former landfill or mining sites. As part of the RE-Powering America's Land Initiative, EPA is investing approximately $1 million for projects across the United States aiming to revitalize abandoned sites while protecting people's health, the environment and providing economic benefits to local communities, including job creation."

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Standard Grid Tied System

Philadelphia Solar Home

DC energy created by the PV panels runs into the inverter and creats an alternating current (AC). Then AC current is metered prior to heading back into the grid.

U.S. Solar Radiation

Philadelphia Solar Chart

This chart shows Philadelphia averages 1600 kW-yr.