Rhode Island Farm Energy Program (RIFEP) is a project of the Rhode Island Resource
Conservation and Development Area Council, Inc. that serves as a resource on energy as it relates to agriculture in Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Farm Energy Program provides Ag Producers and Ag-based Small Businesses
with current information on energy, grant opportunities and supportive events.
"Climate Battery Systems for Greenhouse Operations"
September 28, 2021 @ 11:00 AM EST
Michael Thompson of Eco Systems Design, LLC, will explain the "what and how"
of a climate battery system for greenhouse operations (including high tunnels)
plus variations in greenhouse applications such as solar and battery back-up systems.
Webinar Details & Registration
RI Renewable Energy Development Assistance Project
RI RC&D is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a
USDA Rural Development Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) Grant
which will provide evaluations for renewable energy projects to eligible Ag Producers
and/or Rural Small Businesses in Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Renewable Energy Development Assistance Project
is a partnership between RI RC&D and EnSave, the recognized leader
in ag energy efficiency and renewable energy analysis, and will provide
technical assistance to help farms and rural small businesses determine
whether renewable energy is a good choice for their operation.
Eligible program participants will receive a NO COST renewable energy site assessment,
which will identify which renewable energy systems are appropriate to their sites
and evaluate the financial and technical feasibility of implementation of those systems
for their farm or rural small business.
Click here for program details and how to get started.
Geothermal Energy for Greenhouse Growing
Watch below or view as a PDF
Print Brochure: Farmer's Guide to Geothermal in Rhode Island
Greenhouses: Conservation of Energy & Energy Efficiency
Watch below or view as a PDF.