2019 Deadline Approaching! Energy costs for the agriculture industry keep rising and more companies are turning to solar energy to reduce those expenses. For companies that choose solar, the payback can be in as few as 3 years. Some companies choose to pay cash or use loans through their local bank or Farm Credit to finance their project.
One of the myths of solar is that it doesn’t work in cold climates. In fact, solar panels are more efficient -- produce more energy with the same amount of sunlight -- in colder climates, such as Colorado and New Jersey, two leading states for solar installations. The downside of winter is that there are fewer hours of daylight, so there are fewer hours of solar production. And then there’s the occasional snowstorm...
We had so many amazing submissions for our Megawatts comic book sequel contest! All the submissions had compelling characters and really great storylines about renewable energy, so it was a really tough decision to pick only one for our next comic book. But we are excited to announce our official winner!
You loved our first solar energy comic book about the MegaWatts - a team of superheroes that bands together to defeat global warming! Now we want to know, what happens next? Submit your ideas and we will choose one story to be made into a special comic books sequel!
How much your business saves over the 25 to 30 year lifetime of a typical commercial solar system depends on many factors, including how you finance it, federal and local incentives, your utility rate, and the amount of sunshine available on your commercial rooftop.
Replacing fossil fuels with renewables is vital for the health of our environment, the people in our communities, and our economy. Our free comic book illustrates the power of renewable energy in a way that kids and adults alike can enjoy!