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Danish company keen on installing solar panels in Chernobyl

Danish public-private company, Nordic Power Partners, is looking into the possibility of erecting solar panels in the abandoned area near the site of defunct Soviet nuclear power plant Chernobyl.

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the world's largest nuclear disaster.

The nuclear accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine in the former Soviet Union occurred in April 1986 when reactor number 4 exploded and sent a cloud of radioactive material into the atmosphere.

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