Solar’s benign infrastructure means it might be able to play a role in key areas where archaeological interests need protection. With minimal land disturbance and an installation process that can be adapted to any finds, solar parks may protect valuable sites. But are those claims overblown? Max Hall digs into the issues.
European Energy has proudly proclaimed the cultural and economic benefits of its 103MW solar park in Troia, Italy. The developer discovered an ancient archaeological site during surveys for the project.
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