June 2019Volume 71 Issue 6
Adaptive reuse of mined lands for solar energy
Mining Engineering, 2019, Vol. 71, No. 6, pp. 18-18
The diversification of energy sources in the United States has seen some major shifts during the past decade resulting from:
- A sudden abundance of low-cost natural gas becoming available through advanced horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing techniques.
- Incentive-driven policies leading to new development in alternative energy.
- The emergence of alternative energy sources proliferated as a result of state and federal level incentives and falling capital costs.
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