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Curious why you'd put solar panels on the ground. Maybe there was no solar-viable roof nearby? I ask because I've seen more people lately put them on the ground just to make them easier to clean and maintain. Can't say I agree with that mentality: covering green grass with black solar panels instead of using already allocated build areas. If everyone did that, the albedo may end up worse for global warming than not having them: our planet is going to end up looking "black" from space.

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I've seen some of the massive solar farms where they've cleared out trees to replace nature with black panels. Not sure it's worth the footprint in the long run and I think we should be using existing structures and claimed areas! And I've got news for you: most ground mounted solar systems will end up needing more maintenance (mowing and weeding around them) than driving a mower over the grass patch that used to be there for 20 seconds.

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