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Solar For Agriculture

By James Kennedy, Founder and President Beach Cities Solar Consulting LLC

SOLAR FOR AGRICULTURE

Demand for energy in the agriculture sector has increased significantly to meet the needs of a growing population and an increasing demand for food. This demand along with the need for powering agricultural equipment like pumps, generators, motors, tillers, etc. calls for an alternative energy source that can decrease the dependency on fossil fuels and conventional energy.

While the adoption of solar energy is underway, there are many promising advancements in recent times that are levelling up solar energy as a powerful and promising source of power for many agricultural applications.

In this article, we will discuss the usage of solar energy in the agricultural industry, its feasibility, applications, and adoption.

Solar For Agriculture
Solar power can help lower the large electric bills farmers and winemakers incur from watering their crops and other applications. Pictured here is BCSC Founder James Kennedy in Napa Valley, CA.