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Considering a solar PV installation for your farm?

Shaun Beattie, Director of Beba Energy, outlines the factors to consider

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On the whole, an agricultural solar PV installation is no different to a commercial or new build project. There are, however, several things that are specific to an installation on a farm or in a farming environment, and these must be taken it consideration when developing a solar PV project.

Crop/Cattle Cycles

Most of the buildings used to host a solar pv array are also used for the storage of crops or cattle. With this in mind – if at all possible – it makes sense to plan the work for a time when cattle movement or crop storage is

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