solar power’s environmental nightmare …

Good write up, thought I would pass this along.

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Not just a blight on the landscape, but the materials used create their own environmental hazards. It could easily have been gas power, using much less land and materials, like the one we have in Broome.  An idyll blighted by 18,000 solar panels: Seen from the sky, the reality of alternative energy

Row after row, this astonishing array of solar panels has completely engulfed an enormous 30-acre field in the heart of the countryside.

As this aerial photograph reveals, acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside have been blighted as a result, by 18,000 solar panels.  The solar farm covers a staggering 30 acres of land creating a massive eyesore in the centre of an otherwise picturesque view.

The solar farm, Cadland Estate at Fawley in Hampshire, covers a staggering 30 acres of land creating a massive eyesore in the centre of an otherwise picturesque view

Photographer Tim Woodcock, 54, captured the…

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2 responses to “solar power’s environmental nightmare …

  1. I wish we could get people to drop the misleading term “farm”. We don’t grow turbines or solar panels from seeds. This is an industrial power plant, clearly. Calling it a farm is a deliberate misnomer.

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