California Energy Costs Are Now Highest in the US

A couple of years ago we noted here on our blog that "2020 is shaping up to see even MORE disruption in both the energy and water sectors, particularly in California."  Boy, was that an understatement... Obviously, nobody could have predicted a global pandemic. But what really ratcheted up the

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2021's Top 3 Ag-Energy-Water Trends: Climate Change Ain't Going Away

Early last year I noted here on our blog that "2020 is shaping up to see even MORE disruption in both the energy and water sectors, particularly in California."  Boy, was that an understatement... Obviously, nobody could have predicted a global pandemic due to covid-19. Not to mention its ripple

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Wexus Partners Sweetsense + Swarm Drive Global Efficiency + Connectivity

Wexus partners Sweetsense and Swarm Technologies were featured in Swarm Technologies' recent blog post here. The post highlights the newest innovative and cutting-edge technologies pioneered by Wexus' IoT software platform, Sweetsense's low-cost, easy-to-deploy IoT hardware and sensors, and Swarm's

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“Micro-What?” How Microgrids Are Changing The Ag-Energy Landscape

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Efficiency Financing: How to get $0 Down, 0% Interest Loans for Efficiency Upgrades with up to $100k per project

On-Bill Financing (OBF) is the best way to get energy efficient hardware, sensors and software for your farm or food processing operation.

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CEC Funds Food Processors for EE Projects at $3M Each

UPDATE (8/7/2018): The CEC has extended the deadline to apply until September 14, 2018.

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Anaerobic Digestion: A renewable source of on-farm energy

This post explains the basic principles of anaerobic digestion, including how this process works, how it generates energy, and how farms can use the energy generated. 

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How Much Water Did Farms Lose During the Oroville Dam Incident?

The equivalent of 300 hundred farms' annual water usage was lost EVERY DAY during the Oroville Dam emergency.

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Pump Efficiency Explained

In this post, we'll break down the meaning of pumping efficiency so we have a clear understanding of what's being measured, what the numbers mean, and how it can affect your farming operations.

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Before going solar, harvest your low-hanging energy fruit first

Farmers harvest the lowest-hanging fruit from their fields. Why not do the same for energy?

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