Water costly if Arizona goes solar

Although the vast majority of Arizona’s water resources go towards agriculture, the proliferation of solar energy power plants may change that.

According to the Casa Grande Dispatch, the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University has released a report titled “Watering the Sun Corridor: Managing Choices in Arizona’s Megapolitan Area” after a year of research.

The report says that right now more than 70 percent of Arizona’s water is used for farming.

A look to the future may have solar energy take over from agriculture as the predominant industry in the sun corridor, which is the area between Phoenix and Tucson…

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