...co-developing the same area of land for both solar photovoltaic power as well as for agriculture."
the principle of agrivoltaics, a way of fusing food with clean-energy production that will change the way we farm in 2019.
"A tech revolution will help farmers harvest sunshine with their crops
Agrivoltaics will combine plants with power to make full use of scarce land – and give growers an extra income." WIRED MAGAZINE, 2019. link.
"In 2019, with solar-panel prices predicted to dip by up to 15 percent, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, agrivoltaics will become an agricultural norm."
"If you can add a consistent income source like renewable energy, then farmers are going to like it,” he says. “The fact that we’re in such a stressful climate right now makes the idea of innovative solutions really captivating.” link.