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A revolutionary nanotech film developed by researchers at the Electron Science Research Institute in Perth promises to power next-gen greenhouses that can grow food sustainably and self-sufficiently virtually anywhere on Earth.
Once the solar feed-in tariff ends in December 2016, NSW vineyard Jarrett’s Wines will need to redeploy the power generated by its solar PV arrays. Planned solar battery storage, electric vehicles, integrated pumps and a new coolroom could save the business $10,000-$40,000 p.a.
Sundrop Farms’ high-tech hydroponic fruit and vegetable production system eliminates the need for fertile soil, groundwater or grid electricity supplies, greatly reducing input costs and environmental risks.
With US$63 million in USDA loans and grants set to go to farmers and rural businesses transitioning to renewables, the Obama Administration hopes to help America’s struggling farmers REAP more of what they sow.