The skies are looking much brighter these days as farmers are beginning to harness the power of the sun for more than just their fields. It turns out, sunlight can now be used for agriculture in a wide variety of ways. The innovative applications aren’t just convenient and simple either. [...]
Want more energy per panel without the complications or extra cost of trackers? Bifacial solar panels offer farms the best of both worlds.
Learn how you can reduce energy costs for your greenhouse and increase profits. We walk you through changes you can max for maximum gains.
Winter months are costly for poultry farms. Young chicks need warmth. Here are 6 ways to cut poultry house heating costs that should pay you back in under 5 years.
Want to take your farm solar? Find out the 6 numbers that will tell you if agricultural solar financing can help you go solar but skip the large upfront cost.
If you’re sick of paying ever-rising power bills, now is a great time to go solar. Determine how many solar panels on your hog farm will erase your utility bill.
Turn your Underused Barn Into a Wedding Venue – with Solar Power Barn wedding venues are for real. There’s a whole sub-industry of ranches, vineyards, and barns owned by people who’ve decided to rent them out as wedding venues instead of for traditional uses. Check out this blog for just [...]
Farms have unique energy and water needs. So whenever people talk about solar power, it’s really important to distinguish between the needs of residences, commercial businesses, and farms. But even within farming, such a diversity of farm types exists that you really need to break it down further. Is it [...]
Find Out Why Solar is the Best of Your 4 Options for Powering Your Barn Suppose you’ve got an old barn you want to modernize. Maybe it’s a small office so you can keep your records closer to where you work. Maybe it’s better lighting. Maybe it’s increased security or [...]
(See below for two REAP case studies!) “I would encourage any farmer to look at it if they have access to the REAP grant. With a 25% cost share and the prices coming down so much, it’s become very affordable for farms to do this. I’m very pleased.” -Spencer Pope [...]