Posts by Alex DePillis

Energy Success Stories: Solar PV on a Dairy Farm

By Alex DePillis / October 5, 2015

Highlights: 95 kW (AC) of installed capacity ● ≈120,000 kWh generated annually ● Payback period = 6 years ● Fixed rack solar PV systems and trackers are common throughout Vermont McKnight Farm, an organic dairy that milks more than 200 cows and sells beef, requires a lot of electricity to make compressors, refrigeration, water pumping,…

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