Focus on: Solar PV
Factsheet 27 offers information for those considering the installation of Solar PV on the farm.
Year of Publication2010
‘Solar farming’ is on the rise as technology, economics and environmental issues drive renewable energy generation. To meet our future needs we need to harness energy from a range of renewable sources and the sun is one of the most abundant sources available. The energy of the sun has been used by farmers for centuries for growing and drying crops. Now with fossil fuel energy resources escalating in price, farmers are adding a new dimension to their relationship with the sun. Solar photovoltaics (PV) are a particularly simple solution for generating your own electricity, reducing your energy bills, and reducing your carbon footprint.This Factsheet has sections on:- Getting started- Types of system- Roof- or ground-mounted arrays?- Planning- Finance- Developers and deliverability- Risks
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Renewable energy > Non-biological resource technologies
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact
- Subject Collection > Renewable energy
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Climate change
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