Solar electric systems are increasingly common on farms as a means of generating electricity locally and saving on electricity costs. The videos below give farmers an overview of issues to consider when exploring if solar is right on your farm.
Detailed information about calculating economic feasibilty of solar visit the Solar Economic Analysis Page.
Solar Electric and Center Pivot Irrigation
Solar on the Farm Video Series
Part 1: Motivations for Solar on the Farm
Part 2: Location and Tilt
Part 3: Sizing a System
Part 4: Economics