Post Tagged with: "agriculture"

World’s largest horseradish grower adds solar PV system in Northern Wisconsin

World’s largest horseradish grower adds solar PV system in Northern Wisconsin

June 17, 2020 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Silver Spring Foods, the world’s largest grower and processor of horseradish, has made several business moves in the last three months to position the company for the future: acquire a competitive brand to close the gap on their supply due to the global horseradish shortage; pivot its business to respondRead More

Huntsinger Farms gains grant money to add 100-kW solar array on Wisconsin farm

Huntsinger Farms gains grant money to add 100-kW solar array on Wisconsin farm

December 11, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Huntsinger Farms, the world’s largest grower and processor of horseradish and the parent company of Silver Spring Foods, has won a $28,902.60 Focus on Energy grant to subsidize a new solar power installation on its Eau Claire, Wis., farm. Carlson Electric of Hudson, Wis., will install the solar farm inRead More

Solar Builder Project of The Year Winner: Staten Solar’s Levee Mount

Solar Builder Project of The Year Winner: Staten Solar’s Levee Mount

November 7, 2016 at 12:23 pm 1 comment

Levee Mount Category: Ground-Mount (C&I) Delano, Calif. | 522 kW The agricultural segment has a conundrum when it comes to adding solar: it could benefit greatly from the power generation, but dedicating too much land for a sizable enough project will cut too deeply into its revenue. Wasting productive landRead More

A 480-kW solar system provides electricity for a vegetable farming operation located in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico.

Solar Frontier modules selected for variety of agricultural, residential projects in Mexico

May 10, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar modules from Solar Frontier Americas are going to be installed in a pipeline of residential, agri-business and agro-industrial solar power generation projects in and around Sonora, Mexico, by Enilso. The solar projects range from 5-10 kW residential projects to 200-500 kW agricultural installations and are scheduled to be installedRead More

Farmland Partners signs two solar ground lease agreements in South Carolina

Farmland Partners signs two solar ground lease agreements in South Carolina

January 14, 2016 at 2:29 pm 3 comments

Farmland Partners Inc. is an internally managed real estate company that owns and seeks to acquire North American farmland and makes loans to farmers secured by farm real estate. The company is exploring additional uses of said land by entering into solar lease agreements. For example, it signed two new groundRead More

Solar ag boom: Solar3D inks $12M in agricultural solar projects

Solar ag boom: Solar3D inks $12M in agricultural solar projects

January 7, 2016 at 12:35 pm 1 comment

Solar3D Inc., has secured approximately $12 million via several new agreements to provide agricultural and commercial customers in the Northern California region with comprehensive solar solutions. Solar3D is a provider of solar power solutions (with a big focus on agriculture and commercial) and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solarRead More

Solar ag boost: More USDA loans, grants available for renewable projects

Solar ag boost: More USDA loans, grants available for renewable projects

November 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The ag sector is an important one for solar, so the announcement last week from the USDA that it is awarding loans and grants that will help more than 1,100 rural small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy usage and costs in their operations is a welcome one. The funding isRead More

Stellar’s strong presence in the ag sector fits nicely in REC’s mid-market development wheelhouse, like this Dole Plantation in Oahu.

New Financing Model, Acquisition Position REC Solar for Commercial Success

October 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm 5 comments

The solar industry is ripe with new opportunity, both in terms of previously underserved verticals and new technology, but getting the financials in place can still be a hurdle for mid-market customers. All of these storylines intersect with what’s going on at REC Solar. REC Solar is in growth mode,Read More

Scott Griffin (pictured) and Janet Miller, 
owners of G6 Power Solutions, create a broad reach by training more people to install systems.

G6 Power Solutions emerges to serve rapidly growing market

August 31, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

In business, people often stick with what they know, but some individuals will look to that horizon, willing to take some risks along the way. Scott Griffin and Janet Miller, owners of G6 Power Solutions, are two of those individuals. They jumped into the growing solar energy market and areRead More

Watch REC Solar, Windset Farms flip switch on 1-MW solar array

Watch REC Solar, Windset Farms flip switch on 1-MW solar array

August 19, 2015 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

REC Solar, a national provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, announced the interconnection of a 1-MW solar energy system for Windset Farms. The Santa Barbara County farm is the largest in Santa Maria and grows non-GMO produce year-round in its state-of-the-art greenhouse facility. The roof-mounted array will enable theRead More