30 April 2016 | Renewable Energy | 7601 views

Effects of Solar Farms on Local Biodiversity

Solar farms can significantly boost local biodiversity, delivering benefits to wildlife and potentially even boosting pollination of surrounding crops, according to a new solar industry-backed survey.

Sponsored by a number of solar developers, the study enlarged upon preliminary ecological survey work in 2013 - by looking at four key indicators across a total of 11 solar farms during 2015.