The Energy Crosscutting Team explores and promotes strategies related to the expansion of on-farm energy production (e.g., bioenergy, solar, wind) as well as the deployment of energy efficiency improvements for farms and food system businesses.


Maple Wood Pellet Evaporator Incentive

Incentives are for new evaporators that completely replace oil, propane or cord wood fired units with wood pellet or wood chip fired units (cord/chunk wood fired systems are ineligible for this incentive).

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New Guide to Farming-Friendly Solar in Vermont Now Available

A new publication, “Guide to Farming-Friendly Solar,” produced by the UVM Extension and the Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission, highlights the potential for farming-friendly solar and gives examples of three successful projects on Vermont farms.

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