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Jimmy Gerritsen - shining a light on farming with solar

  • May 03, 2017
  • 1 min read

Using solar energy to power the shed and the grid

Shining a light on farming with Solar
Shining a light on farming with Solar
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When Southland farmer Jimmy Gerritsen was investing in a new shed, he wanted his business to be environmentally friendly and economically sustainable. Using solar power, Jimmy is able to power both the shed and the grid, with an aim to have his investment paying for itself in 4 years. And he says it’s something he might look at for his other shed.

Shed with solar panels