Role of Agricultural Sector in Renewable Energy Promotion

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The continuous rise in fossil energy prices, combined with climate change concerns and progress in renewable energy sector, has catalyzed interest in clean energy systems across the MENA region, espec…

Salman Zafar‘s insight:

The Mediterranean region has abundant renewable resources, such as wind, solar, and biomass, which makes it a fertile zone for renewable energy developments. The agricultural sector has played a key role in the progress of global renewable energy sector. The sector provides large areas where renewable energy projects are built and is also the predominant feedstock source for biomass energy projects. For example, German agricultural sector accounts for one-fifth of the total installed PV capacity. The main objective of this article is to explore the role that Mediterranean agricultural sector can play in tapping tremendous renewable energy potential available in the region.

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