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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

German farm demonstrates dual

German farm demonstrates dual benefits of agrivoltaic systems

Agrivoltaic systems make for the perfect symbiotic relationships on farms. They combine solar panels and farming to provide localized renewable energy while helping shade crops to reduce water usage. The plants also work to cool the solar panels for increased productivity. At one farm in Germany, Read More...

The second coming of solar pow

The second coming of solar power

More than just an environmental breakthrough, a new generation of photovoltaics can improve life in remote communities. Craig Cox| September 2007 issue For 40 years, scientists and environmental activists alike have been eagerly awaiting the dawn of the solar age, a time when humans could finally Read More...