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Abandoned nuclear power plant given new life as a solar farm

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 11, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Jul 10, 2017

Solar farms can pop up in unlikely places - like the site of an old, unfinished nuclear power plant in Tennessee. The Phipps Bend Nuclear Power Plant was abandoned in 1981, but today nearly 3,000 solar panels rest on the site. The new one megawatt farm will provide clean energy for around 100 homes. An unfinished nuclear power plant in Tennessee has scarred the landscape since it was abandoned in 1981. The Three Mile Island incident and





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