The Santa Coloma de Gramenet Cemetery outside Barcelona, Spain is doing its part to stave off global warming; it's installed 462 photovoltaic panels atop its many mausoleums.
Santa Coloma gets plenty of annual sunshine, but the city is so densely populated that implementing a more traditional solar field is impossible. The solar panels at the Santa Coloma de Gramenet Cemetery produce enough electricity to power 60 homes annually, and flows into the local energy grid to help do so.
Implications - The Santa Coloma de Gramenet Cemetery, which is located just outside of Barcelona, is paying tribute to previous generations by generating its own clean energy. This is a phenomenal campaign. I would really like to see more like it the very near future.
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