Jun 9, 2017
Farmers are constantly striving to eliminate unnecessary energy expenses, while still maintaining a safe and productive business. Upgrading lighting, ventilation and other critical systems with more energy efficient options is one way to reduce your overhead, improve production and boost profitability. AEP Ohio’s Agricultural Energy Efficiency Program provides cash incentives for customers that reduce their electricity consumption by installing more energy efficient equipment.
Sep 12, 2016
Photovoltaic (PV) panels are an increasingly common sight on urban rooftops and rural properties across the U.S. The declining cost of equipment and installation makes installing a behind-the-electric-meter (net metered) solar electric system enticing for many homeowners, businesses, non-profits, and agricultural producers.
Apr 20, 2016
When one small business in North Dakota switched from incandescent to light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs, resulting in significant energy savings, the owners doodled smiley faces onto the electric bills being reviewed by an energy adviser. Click Here To Read More (NDSU Agriculture Communication - April 1, 2016)
Mar 22, 2016
To help Ohioans to make informed decisions on adoption of green home designs and technologies, OSU is initiating its first Green Home Workshop with support of an OSU Engagement and Impact Grant “Establishing a Green Home Technology Center: An OSU and Community Partnership.” The ultimate goals of the workshop are to help Ohio homeowners to reduce home energy consumption, improve indoor air quality, and achieve a healthy and sustainable living.
Register by April 28th, 2016
Mar 7, 2016
More Ohioans are investing in photovoltaic (PV) solar systems to power their homes, businesses, and agricultural operations than ever before. Photovoltaic solar projects certified by Read more…
Dec 2, 2015
Agricultural producers are constantly looking for ways to reduce their input cost as a means to stabilize production cost.
Jul 29, 2015
In Ohio, county commissioners are faced with the difficult decision of approving or denying alternative energy zones in their community. This decision can generate millions of dollars in local tax revenue, but will alter the landscape of the community for decades.
May 21, 2015
Here is a link to the exciting video of the recent National Extension Energy Summit in Seattle sponsored by Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest and WSU Extension. The April 2015 event brought together Extension professionals and clean energy advocates from 31 states and Washington D.C. to share their work and ideas around sustainable and renewable energy, home and farm energy efficiency, biomass energy programs, and other clean energy areas.
Oct 31, 2014
Please join us for the National Extension Energy Summit (NEES) on April 7, 2015 in Seattle WA. This is an opportunity for Extension professionals to share experiences and information, learn from successes and challenges, and build new partnerships for energy programs. The Summit will bring together expertise from Extension supporting: sustainable and renewable energy, home and farm energy efficiency, biomass energy programs, and other exciting energy areas.
Oct 14, 2014
Researchers shared the highlights of an advanced cluster analysis focused on manufacturing with four EDD’s (economic development districts) during meetings in late September and early October 2014. The cluster analysis is one of four analytical steps being conducted as part of an EDA (Economic Development Administration) funded project to inform the overall 25-county shale impacted region about economic, social and environmental changes, potential implications and resultant strategic directions for sustainable development.