(Opinion of Bloomberg) — In 2016, when renewable energy developer Hecate Energy was looking for a prime location for a solar farm, Copake, New York, caught the company’s attention. It’s easy to see why: solar panels take up space. Copake, a rural hamlet in the state of rolling hills and rural pastures, has plenty. There is also an electrical substation nearby to process the power that the solar farm would produce. And W…


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