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Renewable Energy

With renewable energy, California farmers and ranchers can offset their energy needs, save money and contribute climate solutions. In 2009, just over 1,900 farms in California produced solar energy, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) first survey of on-farm energy

Farmer Perspectives on Renewable Energy Program, New CalCAN Report

California farmers and ranchers produce more renewable energy than their counterparts in any other state in the country. On-farm solar, wind and bioenergy production offer agricultural producers the opportunity to offset their energy needs, save money and contribute to the

California Farmers Cheer Renewable Energy Decision

Farmers across California cheered today as state regulators upheld the system of Net Energy Metering (NEM), which allows easy and affordable renewable energy generation on farms, ranches, businesses, and residences. CalCAN has played a leadership role over the past couple of

Energy Use in a Time of Drought

Amidst California’s ongoing drought, farms and ranches have taken a variety of steps to adjust their practices to cope with less water and sustained heat. A new report commissioned by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) finds that, as a

Progress on On-Farm Renewable Energy Policy

California has an international reputation as a leader in renewable energy policy. Thanks to effective policy decisions and incentives, the state more than doubled its distributed renewable energy production in 2013. CalCAN is proud to have played an important role

Renewable Energy Bill AB 327 Signed into Law

On Monday, October 7th, Governor Brown signed AB 327 into law, capping a controversial bill’s long journey through the Legislature and onto the books. CalCAN watched closely as this bill made its way to the Governor’s desk. As written, AB 327

California Farmers Get Renewable Energy Boost

On Sept. 19th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) cleared the way for new rules that will make it easier for California farmers, school districts, businesses and others making use of the state’s Net Energy Metering (NEM) program to produce

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