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Solar Panels Over Canals Can Save Money, Energy and Water, Study Shows

March 18, 2021

"Covering the 4,000 miles of California’s water canals could save billions of gallons of water and generate renewable power for the state every year, according to a new study.

The study, conducted by researchers from the UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz — including Distinguished Professor of Engineering Roger Bales in collaboration with UC Water and UC Santa Cruz — was published in the journal Nature Sustainability."

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