Low on Water, California Farmers Turn to Solar Farming

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Grist
Aug 6 · 4 min read
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By Nathanael Johnson

If California is to meet its goal of running on 100-percent clean electricity by 2045, fields that once grew hay are going to have to start producing electrons. That’s according to a new report from The Nature Conservancy that estimates the state will need to cover an area at least twice as large as Yosemite National Park with solar panels and wind…

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