Agricultural Solar

USDA Solar REAP Grant Qualifications

USDA Solar REAP Grant Qualifications

The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grant, or better known as the USDA REAP Grant is now accepting applications. This includes all large or small farming operations and small businesses in rural parts of Oregon and Washington. If you own a small business, you may qualify for USDA solar grant…

Does Solar Energy Work The Winter Months?

Does Solar Energy Work The Winter Months?

In the old days…People used to think of solar energy as impossible in rainy Western Washington and Oregon. But thanks to a clever legal policy called “net metering,” Washington is one of the best locations in the country for considering solar power…

What is Total Solar Resource Fraction (TSRF)?

In Oregon, in order to receive the rebate from the Energy Trust a system must have a 75% solar resource. This is known as the TSRF or Total Solar Resource Fraction. Solar arrays lose efficiency due to losses...