Matt Simon of Wired writes on how farmers are growing crops under solar panels.
- Property owners are beginning to be creative with how they utilize solar panels by growing crops underneath them.
- In some instances plants are growing better under these panels because the shade cover leads to less water loss.
- Soil evaporation from crops grown under the solar panels also helps the panels cool off, boosting the energy efficiency of the panels.
- The innovation of property owners is providing a win-win-win for farmers, clean energy, and our planet.
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