Seminar: Agricultural applications of PV

Seminar: Agricultural applications of PV

On October 17, 2023, the ideas into energy gGmbH held a seminar on “Agricultural applications of PV” for lecturers and students in Central Asia and the Caucasus.

In the first part of the seminar, Prof. em. Alexander Kiryuchin presented a comprehensive overview of agricultural applications of photovoltaics. In his lecture, he also explained the advantages of using renewable energies on farms for farmers in Central Asia and the Caucasus. The various advantages presented were mainly related to cost reductions and yield increases for local farmers.

In the second part of the seminar, a profitability analysis for solar irrigation systems in Uzbekistan was presented. The seminar participants then discussed the possibilities of transferring the results of the profitability analysis to other countries in Central Asia and the Caucasus.

Lecturers and students from the partner universities in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan took part in the seminar.