Business Delegation to Agrivoltaics Europe 2023

The 2nd annual AgriVoltaics Europe 2023, an international conference hosted by Leadvent, took place from 8 - 9 November 2023, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The event brought together the entire agrivoltaics sector to engage in discussions on business models, legal framework conditions, and remaining challenges in the field.. The delegation to the AgriVoltaics Europe 2023 included the managing directors of Sunseed APV (Mr. Vivek Saraf, CEO) and GroSolar (Mr. Gulabsing Girase, Director), Dr. A.K. Singh from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, and Ms. Priya Yadav, scientist at the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).

In her presentation “India: A Terawatt Scale Opportunity for Agrivoltaics” Ms. Priya Yadav highlighted the potentials and the current state of development of India in the field of agrivoltaics. Mr. Vivek Saraf, CEO of Sunseed APV, presented a case study titled “Integrating Climate Controlled Cultivation with Solar PV”. Additionally, the delegation had the opportunity to visit an innovative vertical agrivoltaic system developed by the German project developer Next2Sun, where they engaged in discussions with Mr. Sascha Krause Tünker, the Managing Director of the company.