/ 4 October 2021

Article: Solar panels help French winemaker hold off climate change

solar panels over wineyards

The solar panels on Pierre Escudie’s farm insulate grapes during periods of extreme cold and shield them from the sun in heatwaves.

A roof of solar panels shades Pierre Escudie as he inspects the last plump grapes to be harvested at his vineyard in southwest France, after a year of hard frosts and blistering heat that damaged many of his neighbours’ crops.

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