- > Harvesting Sunshine More Lucrative Than Crops at Some U.S. Farms
- > Press Release: Iowa Electric Co-op Sets Standard for Rural Solar
- > Midwest Energy News: ELPC’s Andy Olsen Speaks on Co-ops Embracing Solar
- > Lacrosse Tribune: ELPC Applauds Solar Leadership by Wisconsin’s Electric Cooperatives
- > Dairyland Power Announces Historic Co-op Solar Advance
Renewable energy helps America reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, create jobs, and reduce pollution. Recent reports from the Union of Concerned Scientists, the River Network, and the Congressional Research Service illustrate another benefit with huge implications for agriculture: renewable electricity production consumes far less water than coal and natural gas, leaving more water available for American farmers.
A report from the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) highlights clean energy projects made possible with grants and loan guarantees from the Farm Bill’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). You can read these stories in a variety of ways: