Agrivoltaics in the News
Jack's Solar Garden in the News:
Imagine that all 4.05 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity consumed in the United States last year were supplied by a single source of power, rather than a mixture of different technologies.
A Republican lawmaker has joined the previously Democrat-only push for solar agriculture, or agrivoltaics, priming Colorado to become a national leader.
At the intersection of sustainable agriculture and renewable energy, Jack’s Solar Garden in Longmont educated community members about growing plants alongside solar panels at a fundraiser event for nonprofits Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center and Eco-Cycle on Saturday afternoon.
The summer of 2022 was tough for farmers in the American West: Hot, dry conditions led snow to melt early, reservoirs to run low and streams to pare down to mere trickles. For many, that meant less water to grow crops and reduced yields.
Podcasts Featuring Jack's Solar Garden:
Full Ep: Byron Kominek - Jack's Solar Garden owner/manager
The American West is experiencing its worst drought in over 1,000 years.