Growing Crops Under Solar Panels? Now There’s a Bright Idea

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In Jack's Solar Garden successful Boulder County, Colorado, proprietor Byron Kominek has covered 4 of his 24 acres with star panels. The workplace is increasing a immense array of crops underneath them—carrots, kale, tomatoes, garlic, beets, radishes, lettuce, and more. It’s besides been generating capable energy to powerfulness 300 homes. “We decided to spell astir this successful presumption of needing to fig retired however to marque much wealth for onshore that we thought should beryllium doing more,” Kominek says.