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Webinar: On-Farm Renewable Energy In Northern NJ

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Thursday, 01 July 2021, 11:30

Thursday, July 1, 2021. Webinar: On-Farm Renewable Energy In Northern NJ. Sponsored by North Jersey R C & D. More information and registration link. 

During the 1 hour webinar, experts in the field of renewable energy will discuss the following:​
  • Agrivoltaics & On-farm Integration
    Modern solar panels can be integrated into agricultural operations as livestock and crop shade structures, pavilion roofs, etc. Many installations can complement NRCS practices. 
    • Photovoltaics Over Pollinator Habitat and Conservation Easements
    • Photovoltaics over row crops (which can cause beneficial shading, reduce water use & increases crop yields)
    • Photovoltaics over farm ponds to suppress algae and cool water
  • Other On-farm Energy Solutions
    • Solar thermal system for heating sanitary or wash-up water
    • Wind Micro, Mini, and Midi-Turbines
    • Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Energy Assessments
    Interested farmers and rural small businesses in Northern New Jersey are eligible for a free energy assessment through North Jersey Renewable Energy Development Assistance Program. Learn about the benefits and how to sign up. 
  • Funding Opportunities
    A brief overview of funding opportunities supporting the installation of renewable energy technologies and how farmers and rural small businesses can apply. 

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