Aeroponic tower garden solar powered vertical farm
Omar Yahya, Gharam Yahya, Ahmad Al-Omair, Emad Yahya, Esam Jassim, Faramarz Djavanroodidownload PDF
Abstract. This review paper is written in order to specifically examine, explore, and evaluate vertical farming (VF) with the application of solar power as the powering sources for the entire farm. Nevertheless, a huge number of 2 billion individual suffers from micronutrient deficiencies and other related major health problems led by it. Moreover, with vertical farming processes we can offer a massive key sustainable food resource along with many advantages compared with horizontal farming (HF) processes, such cutting the need of water up to 95% while providing an efficient use of almost any space and many much more positives that will be discussed. Some positives are eliminating risks of biotic, abiotic, and climate issues. On the other hand, VF known to consume a huge amount annually of power per square meter in farming field of 3500 kW h, which is considered as a major setback for this process. However, with efficient use of green renewable power resources alternatives such solar panels, we are able to cut-down the power consumption dramatically to offer a true sustainable food resource for us and for next generations. Therefore, the purpose of the paper is to discuss vertical farming VF using solar power to create a sustainable food resource.
Vertical Farming, Vertical Garden, VF Garden, Tower Garden
Published online 8/10/2023, 12 pages
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Citation: Omar Yahya, Gharam Yahya, Ahmad Al-Omair, Emad Yahya, Esam Jassim, Faramarz Djavanroodi, Aeroponic tower garden solar powered vertical farm, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 31, pp 287-298, 2023
The article was published as article 30 of the book Advanced Topics in Mechanics of Materials, Structures and Construction
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