Vine protection and solar power generation in one: vitivoltaics project begins in Adelaide

QM
December 27 2023 - 5:00am
University of Adelaide's Armando Corsi and Cassandra Collins are excited by the potential of a vitivoltaics project, which will investigate the vine health, power generation, and business and marketing benefits of incorporating solar panels into vineyards. Picture by Quinton McCallum
University of Adelaide's Armando Corsi and Cassandra Collins are excited by the potential of a vitivoltaics project, which will investigate the vine health, power generation, and business and marketing benefits of incorporating solar panels into vineyards. Picture by Quinton McCallum

A UNIVERSITY of Adelaide project will investigate the possibility of generating solar power without taking valuable agricultural land out of production and, at the same time, providing protection to grape vines.

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