Agrivoltaic

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Gallery Agrivoltaic 1
August 2021
Headquarters 1050 Ixelles, Belgium
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Agrivoltaic - Ether Energy provides local green energy to industries & SME by developing photovoltaic and agrivoltaic solutions.

The acceleration of climate change is the greatest challenge facing humanity. Ether Energy invests in solar solutions to reduce the world's carbon footprint. Ether Energy is a fast-growing Belgian company specialized in the development of large-scale eco-friendly photovoltaic solutions in Belgium, Luxembourg & France. Ether Energy is an Independent Power Producer (IPP) investing, owning and operating solar energy projects. Our dedicated team is committed to making a positive impact on climate change. Our goal is to play a vital role in shaping the future of global energy delivery.

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Key features

  • 1% of current farmland in Belgium would be needed for agrivoltaics to meet 19% of Belgium electricity generation
  • Solar farms' levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) is below gas-fired power plants' LCOE
  • Solar energy is a sustainability leader, saving 96% of GHG emissions compared to coal and 93% compared to gas.
  • Recycling of solar panels is mandatory, and technical recycling yields reach up to 90% of panel weight.

Profitability

  • Deployment of agrivoltaics can increase farm income by over 30%
  • For every TWh of power produced, solar currently creates 1,100 jobs in the EU

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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