The University of Delaware in cooperation with the Delaware Department of Agriculture invites the agricultural community to a Delaware Agricultural Solar Workshop Wednesday Feb.29at the Carvel Research and Education Center on route 9 in Georgetown, Del. There will be two sessions offered from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
The program will highlight findings from a 2011 DDA study and report titled SOLAR TECHNOLOGY GUIDE & RESOURCES V 1.10. Workshop participants were involved with this study and will be presenting up-to-date information about solar technology. Topics will include facts about the current solar regulatory environment, financial incentives, site evaluations, technology & financing options. The program will conclude with a panel of two poultry growers explaining their operations and their experiences with solar followed by a question and answer period.
To register, please email Karen Adams or call Karen at 302-856-2585 ext.540 Seating is limited and will be on a first call basis. There is no cost for attending.
2:00 p.m. Welcome – Cory Whaley Ag Agent
Opening Remarks – Ed Kee, Delaware Secretary of Agriculture
2:10 p.m. Introduction of Speakers – Bill Brown, state poultry Extension agent
Solar Technology Basics – Dr. Jim Glancey, UD
2:30 Overview of Solar Technology in Delaware – Brian White
Feasibility Considerations – Barry Yerger
Determining if Solar is Right for Your Operation- Brian Yerger,
3:15 Experiences with Solar (Grower Panel) – Robbie Isaacs,
3:35 Questions & Answers
Session One 2 – 4 p.m.
Session Two 6 – 8 p.m.