Solar Panels Beat Redwoods in CA Legal Dispute
Experts say such clashes could become more common as California promotes renewable energy and solar systems become more popular.
"Five or ten years ago, you wouldn't have seen this case because there weren't that many systems around," said Frank Schiavo, a retired environmental-studies professor at San Jose State University. "I can almost guarantee there are going to be more conflicts."
(The footage to the right is for illustration purposes only, and does not depict the panels or trees in question)