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Seeking Arizona agriculture producers who are using small solar systems in their operations in Arizona

Dr. Bonnie Eberhardt Bobb, Executive Director of the Western Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, is looking for agriculture producers who are using small solar systems in their operations in Arizona who might be willing to help her with preparing ACC testimony, discussion with representatives, writing letters of support, signing petitions, etc. to further their goal of increased renewables in agriculture. She would love to hear from ag producers and listen to their stories of how solar has benefited their operations. Thank you so much. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you can assist.

Desert solar farms can improve tortoise habitat

With openings in the fence and improved growth of plants vital for tortoise survival, solar farms in Nevada can provide better habitat than the surrounding desert. First Solar has found similar habitat gains in California.

PV Magazine has a good article on a further environmental benefit of solar farms.  

Tracker Failure - What broke at Oakey

On Oct. 18, 2018 the 55 MW Oakey 2 project located in the Darling Downs region in southeast Queensland, Australia suffered major wind damage. Approximately 2,000 Canadian Solar modules were damaged by the event, the photos present vivid evidence of what went wrong.

See the full article on PV Magazine: Long read: What broke at Oakey