Agrivoltaics

Agrivoltaics: combining agricultural and renewable energy production on the same piece of land.


Farming under solar panels - A win-win

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https://www.npr.org/2021/11/14/1054942590/solar-energy-colorado-garden-farm-land

I have long thought that solar panels on road, rail, power line and gas right of way easements makes sense. And grazing of livestock under solar panels should also work. It seems obvious, doesn't it?  Gas and electric power companies generate and distribute power.  They own substantial right of ways.  Incorporating solar panels in the right of way should work well.







https://blmsolar.anl.gov/program/authorization-policies/row-authorizations/




https://smallfarms.cornell.edu/2020/07/solar-grazing-livestock-as-landscapers-at-utility-scale-solar-arrays/#:~:text=Solar%20grazing%20is%20the%20use%20of%20livestock%20to,hay%2C%20vegetables%2C%20berries%2C%20and%20honey%20at%20solar%20sites.





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