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Two for One: Growing Food and Solar Energy Together

As more projects are plugging into off-site solar, dual-use installations are gaining favor to minimize adverse impact.

Solar developers and farmers have something in common. They both need sunlight to grow their ‘crops’ and often the best place to do that is a flat, sunny field.  For the most part, though, the two industries interact only when a farmer is leasing or selling land to a developer.  

But that is starting to change.

Published September 6, 2017 Permalink