Agriculture and energy are two of the most essential industries in the modern world. The food we eat and the electricity we consume are vital to sustaining life and keeping us moving.
As land availability and climate change become increasingly vital issues, it’s no surprise that effective use of space has become a more hotly debated topic.
Renewable energy sources are increasingly viable ways of addressing our future needs, as we transition away from fossil fuels. According to the US Department of Energy’s ‘Solar Futures’ study, ‘it is now possible to envision, and chart a path toward a future where solar provides 40 % of the nation’s electricity by 2035.’
But with land at a premium, where will we fit these solar farms?