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What Are Agrovoltaics?

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Sr. Content Specialist, Virtual Peaker

Syd is a senior content specialist and all-around word nerd for Virtual Peaker. Syd believes in the inevitability of renewable energies and in implementing a diverse energy portfolio and is...

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Interest in renewable energies continues to rise to meet consumer demand, as 8% of all U.S. homeowners have solar installations with an additional 39% considering it soon. This interest signals a shift in consumer behavior, as customers are opting for energy independence. Fortunately, legislation like the Inflation Reduction Act not only helps expand existing EV charging infrastructure into rural areas but provides valuable tax credits that low-moderate income and underserved communities need to engage in renewable energies. For some rural residents, this means investing in agrovoltaics, a solar solution that helps power farms, while providing valuable community solar assets for enterprising utilities to employ to decrease high energy costs, increase grid resilience, and enhance member satisfaction.

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