December 11, 2023


NJ Farmers See Economic Benefit in Dual-use Solar Plan
The dual-use solar pilot program could help provide a much needed revenue flow for New Jersey's struggling farms, proponents say.
New Jersey Plans Dual-Use Solar Pilot Launch for mid-2024
New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities has released its agrivoltaics proposal, designed to incentivize 200 MW of capacity in a three-year pilot program.
Wash. Allocates Millions from Cap-and-Trade Fund
A pumped storage site, solar farms and agrivoltaic ventures are among the projects receiving funding from the state's cap-and-trade fund.
NJ’s $2M Agrivoltaics Study Advances
A more than $2 million New Jersey study that will look at whether crops and cows can thrive next to bifacial vertical and rotating solar panels is moving ahead.
Hearing Shows Solar Conflict in Sun-soaked Eastern Wash.
A proposed massive solar farm is stirring controversy in southeastern Washington, pitting farmers and unions against local officials and the region’s GOP.
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NY Scorecard Makes Way for Utility-scale Agrivoltaics
NYSERDA has expanded its Smart Solar Siting Scorecard to a point-based system for incentivizing Tier 1 project development with agrivoltaic strategies.
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‘Strength of Sunshine’ Brings Solar Projects to Wash. County
Solar farms are set to proliferate in sun-soaked Yakima County in central Washington.
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177-MW Morris Ridge Project Builds Buzz for Solar Beekeeping
A study of solar and agriculture at the 177-MW Morris Ridge project offers some key takeaways on beekeeping for utility-scale developers.
Developer: Maine Has ‘Golden Opportunity’ to Demo Voluntary Dual-use Solar
Strategic farm plans for solar could encourage farmers in Maine to take on some risk, BlueWave’s Drew Pierson told the Agricultural Solar Stakeholder Group.
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Overheard at REV2021: Cattle, Crops, Bees Trend in Agrivoltaics
Beekeeping, crops and cattle grazing represent opportunities for agrivoltaics, panelists at the annual Renewable Energy Vermont conference said.

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