31 Jan '12, 10am

Solar Power to Boost Agriculture Yields

Solar Power to Boost Agriculture Yields

of Switzerland recently pumped $20 million into California’s GreenVolts solar technology company, and the investment could pay big dividends for U.S. farmers. With fuel prices rising, a switch to solar power could ease the bottom line for the domestic agriculture sector, and GreenVolts has just announced a partnership with Independent Solar Developers (ISD) , a company that designs solar power systems specifically for farm operations. The venture also gives a boost to President Obama’s economic initiatives for U.S. agriculture, several of which focus squarely on alternative energy and energy conservation – and it could help demonstrate the ripple effect of federal support for new energy technologies.

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