TITLE

Back to the land

AUTHOR(S)
Whitbread-Abrutat, Peter; Coppin, Nick
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Utility Week;11/4/2011, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors suggest reusing the land for mining fossil fuels for large-scale renewable energy projects such as wind and solar or to grow energy crops. They point out the possibility of using the underground sites for water storage for hydro or geothermal projects. The authors explain the benefits of land reuse to mine owners, including mitigating the clean-up costs and generating a continuous income from the land.
ACCESSION #
69585896

 

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