Solar Grazing News

ASGA Call 57: NYSERDA’s New Dual-Use Strategies

By ASGA / August 9, 2022

NOTE: The August webinar will be held the 2nd Tuesday of month instead of the customary 1st Wednesday For our August webinar, we’ll be hosting Jeremy Wyble (NYSERDA) and Jessica Bacher (Pace Law) to present NYSERDA’s recently-released 2022 Smart Solar Siting Scorecard and go through the strategies that the scorecard establishes for co-utilization solar projects,…

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ASGA Call #56 Replay: July 13, SEIA Explains the U.S. Solar Panel Tariff Investigation

By ASGA / July 18, 2022

For this special second July call, Amir Yazdi from SEIA walked us through the anti-dumping tariff investigation on solar panel imports that has caused widespread disruptions to the solar industry. Amir answered our questions about the case and other trade cases related to solar, the future of imports, what SEIA is doing to support expanding…

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ASGA Call #56: SEIA Explains the U.S. Solar Panel Tariff Investigation and Its Impacts

By ASGA / July 13, 2022

Join us to hear the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Amir Yazdi discuss the anti-dumping tariff investigation on solar panel imports that has caused widespread disruptions to the solar industry. Note: This is a special second July webinar happening the second week of the month  Background on the Solar Tariff Investigation:In February, a small solar module…

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ASGA Call #55 Replay: July 5th, ASGA’s New Solar Grazing Map

By ASGA / July 9, 2022

Need to find a solar site to graze? Looking for graziers to bring their herds to your solar site? ASGA is launching a new version of our Solar Grazing Map to help you. With this tool you can search for farmers who are grazing, look up solar sites, and more. At this month’s webinar, we…

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ASGA Call #55: ASGA’s New Solar Grazing Map ~ July 5th at 6 PM EST

By ASGA / July 5, 2022

Need to find a solar site to graze? Looking for graziers to bring their herds to your solar site? ASGA is launching a new version of our Solar Grazing Map to help you. With this tool you can search for farmers who are grazing, look up solar sites, and more. At this month’s webinar, we…

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ASGA Call #54 Replay: June 1st, Cornell Solar Sheep Update with Pollinator and Vegetation Experts

By ASGA / June 3, 2022

The folks from Cornell are back with the latest updates on their ongoing solar grazing research project. Professors John Losey, an insect scientist, and Antonio DiTommaso, a weed scientist, led us through the latest results of research on solar grazing, with a particular focus on grazing’s impacts on pollinators and vegetation. They had some exciting…

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ASGA Call #54: Cornell Solar Sheep Update with Pollinator and Vegetation Experts

By ASGA / June 1, 2022

The folks from Cornell are back with the latest updates on their ongoing solar grazing research project. Professors John Losey, an insect scientist, and Antonio DiTommaso, a weed scientist, will lead us through the latest results of research on solar grazing, with a particular focus on grazing’s impacts on pollinators and vegetation. We expect they’ll…

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ASGA Call #53 Replay: May 4th, Presenting the New Solar Grazing Contract Template

By ASGA / May 6, 2022

Pace Law’s Food and Beverage Law Clinic has been working hard these last few months to update ASGA’s solar grazing contract template based on member feedback. During May’s webinar, Pace Law’s Gina Hervey, Andie D’Angelo, and Jonathan Brown presented the final revised contract and answered your questions about it. The original contract was developed in partnership between ASGA and the Pace…

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Sheep and Solar Panels: Using Solar Sites for Pastureland

By ASGA / May 5, 2022

This article was originally published on the Bay Journal website on May 3, 2022. by Ad Crable A solar power boom generated by new renewable energy mandates is unfurling in the Chesapeake Bay region. Virginia, for example, was ninth in the nation for new solar capacity in 2021. With many solar arrays ending up on…

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ASGA Call #53: Presenting the New Solar Grazing Contract Template

By ASGA / May 4, 2022

Pace Law’s Food and Beverage Law Clinic has been working hard these last few months to update ASGA’s solar grazing contract template based on member feedback. At this month’s webinar, Pace Law’s Gina Hervey, Andie D’Angelo, and Jonathan Brown will present the final revised contract and answer your questions about it. The original contract was developed in partnership between ASGA and the…

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ASGA Call #52 Replay: April 6th, MNL on the Benefits of Solar Grazing for Soil Health and Carbon Sequestration

By ASGA / April 8, 2022

Audrey Lomax and Tom Karas of Minnesota Native Landscapes (MNL) lead a panel discussion on the results of their exciting new soil carbon research on solar grazing and ecosystem improvement showing how solar grazing improves soil quality and carbon sequestration as well as positively impacting plant biodiversity and pollinators. Audrey discussed MNL’s current work with solar…

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ASGA Call #52: MNL on the Benefits of Solar Grazing for Soil Health and Carbon Sequestration

By ASGA / April 6, 2022

Audrey Lomax and Tom Karas of Minnesota Native Landscapes (MNL) will lead a panel discussion on the results of their exciting new soil carbon research on solar grazing and ecosystem improvement showing how solar grazing improves soil quality and carbon sequestration as well as positively impacting plant biodiversity and pollinators. Audrey will discuss MNL’s current work…

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ASGA Call #51: Learn about Federal Agrivoltaics Research and Programs

By ASGA / March 7, 2022

Call Replay Available Hear from Zachary Eldredge with the US Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). He discussed the government’s agrivoltaics programs and recent developments in agrivoltaics engineering. → View presentation slides About the Speaker Zachary Eldredge is a Technology Manager for the Strategic Analysis and Institutional Support team, joining SETO in June 2019.  His projects are…

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ASGA Call #51: Learn about Federal Agrovoltaics Research and Programs

By ASGA / March 2, 2022

Zachary Eldredge will be joining us from the US Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to discuss the government’s agrovoltaics programs and recent developments in agrovoltaics engineering. About the Speaker Zachary Eldredge is a Technology Manager for the Strategic Analysis and Institutional Support team, joining SETO in June 2019.  His projects are focused on finding…

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ASGA Call #50: Large-Site Solar Grazing at Topaz Solar Farm

By ASGA / February 4, 2022

Call Replay Available For this month’s webinar, we’re heading west to hear all about grazing at the 550-megawatt Topaz Solar Farm in San Luis Obispo County, CA. Katie Brown from Althouse and Meade, Inc will talk about the development of this unique project, which was at the time of its completion the largest solar project in the world with over 9…

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ASGA Call #50: Large-Site Solar Grazing at Topaz Solar Farm

By ASGA / February 2, 2022

For this month’s webinar, we’re heading west to hear all about grazing at the 550-megawatt Topaz Solar Farm in San Luis Obispo County, CA. Katie Brown from Althouse and Meade, Inc will talk about the development of this unique project, which was at the time of its completion the largest solar project in the world with over 9 million panels and producing…

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