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Govt plans to increase height of solar panels so farming can continue below

If India is to generate 100 GW of solar power by 2022, it is only a matter of time before agricultural land also goes under

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The biggest victim of India’s solar revolution has been land – especially hundreds of acres in arid and semi-arid regions. When a large solar park is set up, a vast patch of land goes under the solar panels. The Government of India has maintained that most such land is barren and unfit for farming. However, if India is to generate 100 GW of solar power by 2022, it is only a matter of time before agricultural land also goes under. Recently, officials of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said they’re working on a workaround. “We are actively ...