I really want to do something like this in Boulder.
Parking Lots Quickly Emerging as New Hotspot for Solar Projects
by Urban Land Institute on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:47am
by Jeffrey Spivak, Urban Land institute
All across America, surface parking lots dot metropolitan landscapes, serving the same solitary purpose day after day, a poster child for underutilized real estate.
But that is changing in some parts of the country. Parking lots are quietly becoming the new frontier in solar power.
While photovoltaic solar-panel installations are most often seen on swaths of vacant land or on top of buildings, parking lots are quickly emerging as a new hotspot for solar projects, primarily on the East and West Coasts. So far this year, thousands of solar panels have been constructed over parking lots at government offices in California, a football stadium in Maryland, a zoo in Ohio, and a corporate campus in New Jersey, among other places . . .
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