Renewable Energy Systems for the Farm: An Overview
Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
This overview course will provide participants with a basic overview of solar and wind energy technologies and how they can be incorporated into a farm operation, to supply some or all the electrical or heating needs. Students will learn what it is, how it works, what it can do, components, systems types, basic site assessment, and basic sizing. Lunch is included in the workshop fee.
Course level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor: Clay Sterling, Midwest Renewable Energy Association
When & Where
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
We are a non-profit organization with the mission to cultivate the ecological, social, economic, and spiritual vitality of food and farming systems through education, research, policy and market development.
We envision an ever-creative cultural process in which farmers and consumers create agricultural landscapes with healthy regional systems of land use, food production and distribution.
Since our founding in 1984, we have worked to realize this vision.
Please inquire if special arrangements may be needed.