Friday, January 19, 2024

Penn State Extension Energy Essentials: Feb. 15 Webinar Update On Large-Scale Solar; What Is Agrivoltaics? Latest On Anaerobic Digesters

The latest
Energy Essentials newsletter from Penn State Extension highlights upcoming energy-related educational opportunities and much more.

Feb. 15 Update On Large-Scale Solar

Penn State Extension will host a February 15 webinar on Large-Scale Solar In Pennsylvania - 2024 General Update from Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Explore the latest trends in large-scale solar and gain insights into Pennsylvania Commonwealth's current developments in this field.

Siting and zoning considerations will also be discussed, along with common concerns for landowners and local governments.

. Click Here to register and for more information.

What’s Agrivoltaics?

Agrivoltaics is a concept that combines the sun's power with agriculture. Agrivoltaics is a new concept that spell check does not recognize the term. 

This innovative approach involves co-locating solar arrays and agricultural activities, where photovoltaic panels are placed above or amidst crops. 

It's potentially a win-win solution that maximizes land use and benefits renewable energy generation and farming.

Click Here to learn more.

Feb. 20 Livestock Anaerobic Digesters

Penn State Extension will host a February 20 webinar on Exploring the Policy Landscape for Livestock Anaerobic Digesters from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Presenters will summarize recent research on governmental policy in the USA regarding anaerobic digestion, including state-level variations, trends, and how the policy landscape may impact the viability of farm-based anaerobic digestion.

Click Here to register and for more information.

Other Articles

-- Heating Fuel Prices Mixed This Year

-- Heating Assistance Program Now Open

Click Here to read the entire newsletterClick Here to sign up for your own copy (bottom of the page).

Visit the Penn State Extension website to learn about other education opportunities on a wide variety of topics.

[Posted: January 19, 2024]  PA Environment Digest

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