August 24th, 2017 | by John Farrell
It seems counter-intuitive that a conservative farming community in southeastern Iowa is home to some of the most expansive solar generation in the US. But that’s exactly what’s happening in the area served by Farmers Electric Cooperative, the rural utility whose enterprising leader, Warren McKenna, saw renewables as a gateway to economic vitality.
May 23rd, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers
No matter how great the idea, making a business from an urban garden is no easy task. Just ask Mike Yohay, founder of San Francisco-based Cityscape Farms, which provides urban greenhouse systems for agricultural production with low water use.
April 16th, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi
Vertical farm concepts for the urban environment are not new, but now, a Swedish-American architectural design company (Plantagon) seems to have solved once of the biggest challenges of urban vertical farming: the need for uniform, sufficient natural light to provide even growth of vertically-farmed plants
March 14th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan
US solar energy company SunEdison has announced final plans to build the largest photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the world,.. [&hellip
February 2nd, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan
Obama said just the other day that “the nation that leads the clean energy economy will be the nation that [&hellip
August 7th, 2008 | by Ariel Schwartz
In the race to implement new energy sources, farms have an advantage: lots of manure. A large chicken farm north [&hellip