From trash to treasure: Illinois dump becomes community solar farm

Photo credit: Nexamp

Read the full story at Yale Climate Connections. See also How to turn trash into treasure: Put solar panels over landfills at Canary Media.

In Urbana, Illinois, a former landfill is now home to a community solar farm. With nearly 14,000 solar panels, it provides enough clean electricity to power a municipal building and about 300 homes.

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