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Why not use the roof space for solar panels instead of a green roof?

Why not use the roof space for solar panels instead of a green roof?

Blackdown Greenroofs solar panels

The two are actually mutually beneficial. The cooling effect of green roofs can improve the efficiency of solar panels (also known as photovoltaics [PV]). The shade provided by the PV units can also enhance the biodiversity potential of the green roof. Plant species must be carefully selected to suit the partially-shaded conditions, enabling the full benefit of a green roof installation to be realised.

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