Agriculture, Energy

Vattenfall hopes two-for-one ‘agrivoltaic’ project makes best use of land

Vattenfall’s small Symbizon ‘agrivoltaic’ project in the Netherlands: the Swedish company is now investing in a large-scale commercial site in Germany (Photo: Vattenfall)

Swedish renewables company has developed a way for solar farms and agricultural farms to co-exist to their mutual benefit. Swedish energy company Vattenfall is investing in its first commercial-scale solar photovoltaic agriculture – or “agrivoltaic” – park in Germany, as concerns grow over food security and land use for renewables ...

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