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New checklists help farmers assess their suitability for solar pumping irrigation systems

New checklists help farmers assess their suitability for solar pumping irrigation systems

Thinking of investing in a grid-connected or hybrid solar-diesel pumping system? Before you open your wallet, ensure you're buying the best system for your needs by completing NSW Farmers’ new, free checklists for solar irrigation quotes.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 2nd Mar 2018
Energy-efficiency plan could save NSW winery owners $40,000 p.a.

Energy-efficiency plan could save NSW winery owners $40,000 p.a.

Once the solar feed-in tariff ends in December 2016, NSW vineyard Jarrett’s Wines will need to redeploy the power generated by its solar PV arrays. Planned solar battery storage, electric vehicles, integrated pumps and a new coolroom could save the business $10,000-$40,000 p.a.
AgInnovators, Published 14th Aug 2016
Vast greenhouse facility run on seawater and solar power secures 10-year Coles contract

Vast greenhouse facility run on seawater and solar power secures 10-year Coles contract

Sundrop Farms’ high-tech hydroponic fruit and vegetable production system eliminates the need for fertile soil, groundwater or grid electricity supplies, greatly reducing input costs and environmental risks.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 8th Aug 2016
Solar pumping for irrigators: Tips, tricks and traps

Solar pumping for irrigators: Tips, tricks and traps

Get practical advice and tips on solar-powered pumping from irrigator Andrew Gill, pump expert Jim Purcell and former ABC Rural journo Bruce Reynolds at this trio of free hour-long teleconferences in August.
AgInnovators, Published 1st Aug 2016
American farmers REAP what they sow: US$63m in rural renewables funding announced

American farmers REAP what they sow: US$63m in rural renewables funding announced

With US$63 million in USDA loans and grants set to go to farmers and rural businesses transitioning to renewables, the Obama Administration hopes to help America’s struggling farmers REAP more of what they sow.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 14th Aug 2015
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