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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.

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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.

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