Energy, Food and Farming

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 ...

To continue reading
Request Free Trial

  • Unlimited access to all content.
  • Email alerts highlighting key industry insight.
  • Invitations to attend exclusive roundtables and events.
  • The Sustainable Views Policy Tracker - deep insight on ESG regulations and deadlines.

Read Next:

Policy & Regulation
April 23, 2024

Brussels Briefing: EU agrees ‘bullshit’ fiscal rules 

Green MEP lambasts lack of room for investment
Read more