solar canopies

Top Tweets
Senate grills Haaland over energy
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
Tensions rise as US stance on plastic treaty draws criticism
Farmers' protests challenge EU's climate policies
solar canopies climate
Photo by Nuno Marques on Unsplash

In parched California, a project aims to save water and produce renewable energy

The Turlock Irrigation District announced this month that it is building solar electricity-generating canopies over portions of the district’s canal system, working in partnership with a Bay Area start-up, Solar AquaGrid.

solar canopies climate
Photo by Biel Morro on Unsplash

Why putting solar canopies on parking lots is a smart green move

Solar farms are proliferating on undeveloped land, often harming ecosystems. But placing solar canopies on large parking lots offers a host of advantages - making use of land that is already cleared, producing electricity close to those who need it, and even shading cars.