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Rooftop solar panels and lignite-fired power station. In the foreground are solar panels (p[hotovoltaic cells) on the roof of a house. In the background is the exterior of the lignite-fuelled Kraftwerk Niederaussem power station, in the village of Auenheim, near Cologne, Germany. Lignite ('brown coal') is a soft brown combustible sedimentary rock formed from naturally compressed peat. Photographed in 2016.
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