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Solar farms provide utilities with unique solutions to solve their goals of lowering the carbon footprint of the energy they deliver. But solar power is challenged by the need to be in sunlight. Not all locations provide enough hours of direct sunlight every day. Many rooftops aren’t designed to take solar panels. But one of the biggest challenges is that large arrays of solar panels, called solar farms, can take up a lot of space tying up hectares of land that can be used for alternative purposes such as growing crops. As a result, an emerging alternative implementation of the technology is focused on building solar farms over water rather than land. 

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