Solar Power Plant for Chernobyl nuclear site?

Barren Land Around Chernobyl Could Be Solar Power Site

File photo: Ukraine 43MW solar power plant 'Starokozache'. Image courtesy of Activ Solar.
Ukraine plans to install an enormous solar power plant around the stricken Chernobyl nuclear power plant site and is looking for investors. File photo: An existing solar power plant in Ukraine, the 43MW ‘Starokozache’ solar power facility. Image courtesy of Activ Solar.

Ukraine is considering a daring new plan to transition to solar power. Thirty years after the worst nuclear accident in history, Chernobyl still strikes fear into the hearts of many. Today, the land around the crippled nuclear power plant — which will remain dangerously radioactive for centuries — is a wasteland unsuitable for human habitation or… Continue reading Solar Power Plant for Chernobyl nuclear site?