by Tim Rehder, EPA
On a cold December morning during a snow storm, I found myself
walking across an open field known as the Tower Road site, owned by the
City of Aurora. Surprisingly, all thoughts were focused on solar energy.
That morning, I joined researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
and representatives of Aurora to kick off the solar feasibility study
at this brownfield site. On the site walk, our team measured the solar
availability and discussed future development plans. With my focus on
land revitalization, I was excited to be working in the field in support
of this project.
Read more: http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2013/05/community-solar-garden-at-brownfield-part-of-re-powering%E2%80%99s-innovation/