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In Clash of Greens, a Case for Large-Scale U.S. Solar Projects

If we want to make solar power a mainstream source of U.S. electricity, can we afford to rely on rooftops and parking lots, or do we need to extend our reach beyond the built environment? In today's Yale Environment 360, I answer this question and examine some of the challenges we face in building large-scale solar power plants on America's farmland and open spaces.