Abandoned Japanese golf courses to become solar farms
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One of the challenges with alternative energy is finding sufficient space to farm it — both wind and solar require large amounts of land in order to harvest sufficient quantities of the green energy. Now, Japan has found a solution in the form of abandoned golf courses. Japan has an estimated 600 unused golf clubs, and electronics manufacturer Kyocera is planning to convert some of these into massive solar plants. Many of Japan's golf courses — built during the country's boom years — were abandoned when the economy's growth stalled, and have lain unused, taking up valuable space on the…
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