How solar on landfill works

  • Solar farms can safely transform former landfills into sources of cheaper clean energy for consumers and generate revenue for communities.
  • The land over a capped landfill has heavy usage restrictions1 and can often sit idle for years. Renewables can give new purpose to these sites.
Greenbacker solar power on landfill

1 Kim Slowey, “Land(fill) of opportunity: Why builders are turning dumps into new developments,” Construction Dive, July 5, 2016.