Windmills were once ubiquitous in the rural landscape, but you might have noticed something new appearing in their place. Increasingly farmers are choosing to replace old windmills and equip new bores and dams with solar panels instead.
In his book Permaculture: Principles and Pathways beyond Sustainability, David Holmgren, one of the founders of permaculture, has written about 12 design principles. The fifth permaculture principle is use and value renewable resources. In this post I summarise this chapter and give examples from my own experience.
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