Solar Electric and Solar Thermal

Farm Energy February 03, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

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This solar electricity and solar thermal module provides a basic understanding and how to calculate a simple payback term for the installation of different size systems. Learn about programs that may be available to subsidize your investment.

Link to all of the Northeast Farm Energy IQ Curriculum, developed by Extension specialists from Penn State, Rutgers and University of Vermont.

This is part of the On-Farm Energy Production Curriculum Series: 

Bioenergy Feedstock Production | Biodiesel and SVO | Biogas | Wood and Grass Pellets | Solar Electric and Thermal | Wind Power

This module includes:

 

 

 

 

Module Author: Ed Johnstonbaugh provides extension programs for Penn State in renewables and “smart energy buying and use”, including an energy credit co-op and other energy programs. He has over 25 years of experience with utility companies in the energy

 

If you wish to adapt these curriculum materials for your own educational purposes, please contact the Module Author for permission and files:

Edward V. Johnstonbaugh
Penn State Extension, Westmoreland County
214 Donohoe Road
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-837-1402
exj11@psu.eduxxx
 

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.