Agrivoltaics In the News

view under solar panel
DTN photo by Chris Clayton
A 10-acre solar farm at Iowa State University is a partnership between the university and Alliant Energy to develop more agrivoltaics projects that allow fruits and vegetables to grow between rotating solar panels.
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Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor

Increasing Focus on Agrivoltaics

Researchers Look at Ways to Farm as Solar Expands in Rural America.

AMES, Iowa (DTN) — As solar leases are becoming a more popular option for farmers, researchers are studying ways agriculture and solar power can coexist.