For example, a Japanese farmer named Makoto Takazawa has farm land in Chiba Prefecture, where he has both solar PV and crops. He has nearly 350 kW of solar panels mounted on poles 3 meters above ground, and has grown crops like cabbages, eggplants, cucumber, taro, peanuts and yams underneath them. Both the solar panels and the food-bearing plants receive enough sunlight to be productive. Mr. Takazawa can make over $10,000 per year from his solar power system, and something less than $1,000 from growing vegetables. Additional revenue from solar power could help some farmers who have experienced declining incomes from crop sales.