Photo: James Watson, CEO of SolarPower Europe and MEP Tibor Szanyi

SolarPower Europe exhibits solar and agriculture photos in the European Parliament

By Kristina Thoring, Political Communications Advisor

MEP Tibor Szanyi opened the exhibition which illustrates how solar can benefit farmers.  

In November, SolarPower Europe displayed solar and farming photos in the European Parliament as well as the Beauty of Solar Power Europe exhibition.  

Solar is becoming increasingly interesting for farmers. The cheap supply of electricity at a guaranteed price insures them against fluctuating energy prices. Secondly solar can be an extra income source for a piece of land as selling electricity to the grid can generate good income. 

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