Tag: farming

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar Power & Farming: U.S. DOE Providing $8 Million for Agrivoltaics

December 8, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $8 million for six solar energy research projects across six states and the District of Columbia that will provide new economic opportunities for farmers, rural communities, and the solar industry. The funding […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Maine pairs solar panels with wild blueberries. Will it bear fruit?

September 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Maine’s wild blueberries are a unique crop that can’t be planted from seed, explains lifelong blueberry farmer Paul Sweetland. They must be gently cultivated where the low-lying bushes grow naturally, and the small, sweet berries are sold in the local […]