• This coal plant closed-now it's being converted to a solar-powered neighborhood

    18 days ago - By Fast Company

    The energy company that once burned coal on the site in England now wants to show it can prepare for a new energy economy.
    A little more than two years ago, as the market for coal kept collapsing , a 1-gigawatt coal plant in the U.K. town of Rugeley was one of many that closed around the world. Now, the utility company that owns the site plans to transform it into something quite different: sustainably powered housing.
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