The integration of renewable energy sources in agriculture, particularly through agri-voltaics, has emerged as a promising approach to expand the deployment of renewable energy while simultaneously address energy and food security challenges. Agri-voltaics can refer to a wide range of applications, however the most common is the co-location of solar panels on agricultural land. However, one of the main obstacles is the high upfront costs associated with implementing agri-voltaic projects, which can hinder their economic viability, necessitating innovative business models. Finding solutions to these challenges is crucial for achieving the seamless integration of renewables in agriculture without compromising agricultural productivity.
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