Chernobyl’s Atomic Wasteland May Be Reborn With Solar Energy

  • Ukraine seeks to install $1.1 billion of solar panels on site
  • Investors in U.S., Canada said to be interested in projects

The small city of Pripyat,, a few kilometers from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and was built in the 1970s to house the plant's workers and their families.

Photographer: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Ukraine’s looking toward the sun to put a radioactive wasteland back into business.

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