These Solar Panels are Harvesting the Sun Twice in Kenya

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Takeaways:

  • A research project based in Kajiado, Kenya has found an increased agricultural production on land where solar panels were used to provide cover for their crops.
  • This technique called agrivoltaics allowed users to harvest solar energy twice – for crops and for generating power.
  • The researchers found that some of the crops grew three times bigger using this technique compared to traditional fertilizer and water.

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