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Crops under solar panels can be a win-win


Green Industry Blogs Sep 06, 2019 by Scott K. Johnson via ArsTechnica


Solar panels might seem like they're in direct competition with plants. One is catching sunlight to do photosynthesis, the other wants to take it to push electrons. Surely Highlander rules apply, and there can be only one on a plot of land, right? In reality, it's not a zero-sum game.



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Crops under solar panels can be a win-win

Solar panels might seem like they're in direct competition with plants. One is catching sunlight to do photosynthesis, the other wants to take it to push electrons. Surely Highlander rules apply, and there can be only one on a plot of land, right? In reality, it's not a zero-sum game.








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