‘Green’ Central Planning at its Finest: Air Traffic Controllers Bothered by Glare from Solar Panels

This from the same kinds of planning geniuses who are now in charge of health care:

A $3.5-million solar panel installation at the airport in Manchester, New Hampshire — paid for with a federal grant — is under wraps as engineers debate how to deal with the glare that has bothered air traffic controllers, the New Hampshire Union Leader reported on Thursday.

According to the newspaper, engineers have suggested that the south-facing panels on top of the airport parking garage be turned to the east, even though that would reduce their energy output.

Here’s what the controllers were looking at:


Wouldn’t it be the perfect “worlds collide” moment if an air traffic controller was blinded by that when Gore Force One was on approach?

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