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Growing Crops under Solar Panels

 

Positive Future News #898 (Feature Photo – Agrivoltaic Farming – Courtesy of the National Energy Renewable Laboratory)

The idea of farming around and under solar panels, while you’re not going to get the big equipment in there, has some appeal. Water savings, stress release for plants and, of course, power.

Agritecture journalist Andy Corbley, brings us the story of the largest agrivoltaic farm in the U.S. Agrivoltaic simply means farming in and around a solar panel farm. The farm can now not only sell its food crops, but energy as well. You can read the full story here: https://www.agritecture.com/blog/2022/2/3/largest-farm-to-grow-crops-under-solar-panels-proves-to-be-a-bumper-crop-for-agrivoltaic-land-use

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