Genesis Energy has been involved with solar energy since 2006 as part of its School-gen programme.
Since then, the technology has been steadily decreasing in price and is now at a point where it can be a good option in the right circumstances.
Chris McArthur joined Rural Exchange to discuss the latest technology and where it might have cost-effective applications on farms.
Watch the full interview with Chris McArthur above.
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