Solar panels are “eye sores” to Colorado residents


Opposition to renewable energy projects sometimes isn’t so much about their dependency on the wind and sun, but their destruction of views.

That’s right—some opponents feel the massive wind farms are unsightly. Now it’s the same argument being made by northwest Colorado residents to a proposed solar farm near the town of Meeker.

They contend the 1,400 “White River Valley Solar Project” proposed to be located in the Josephine Basin would ruin the aesthetic of the county.

“I don’t want to look at a solar panel. I don’t know anybody that ever wants to look at a solar panel,” said one in a recent report by the Herald-Times.

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