Under the Patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority

SOLHO: Using solar energy to power off-grid horticultural projects

The SPRHOUT (Solar-PoweRed Horticultural Off-grid UniT) is an off-grid solar energy system which needs no access to the electricity grid or gas network, has 24/7 operation due to unique storage capabilities, and has 90% operational savings compared to current solutions. Such a solution opens new market opportunities in areas with unreliable infrastructure and substantially reduces the environmental impact of food production.

Indoor farming and hydroponics; Renewable energy

Adriano Desideri
co-founder and CEO


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