Chernobyl disaster (also called Chernobyl accident), the world’s most catastrophic nuclear accident occured on 26 April 1986. Chernobyl Raion and the then autonomous nuclear city Pripyat in Ukraine turned into an abandoned, ghost town after the tragic accident. It caused deaths of around 50 people and 4,000 other fatalities due to exposure to the hazardous nuclear radiation.
The 1000-square-mile Chernobyl Exclusion zone may be forbidden from human habitation due to its long-term devastating effects, but the Ukrainian government with two Chinese companies sees the potential of harnessing and has plans of transforming it into one of the world’s largest solar farm.
A large swath of north-central Ukraine accident was transformed into a radioactive wasteland. And after almost 30 years now from the historic nuclear power plant accident, the government of Ukraine wants to leverage the bountiful sunshine and transform it into a source of clean energy.
A Ukrainian-German company is building a solar …