Renewable energy continuing to payoff for Colorado family farm

Colorado is home to bountiful regions, innovative farmers, and a legendary 300 days of sunshine, making solar energy a precious commodity for farmers like Steve Ela of Ela Family Farms, a fourth-generation fruit farmer and Delta County, Colorado resident. To increase the ability for farmers like Steve to not only produce delicious local food, but to do so more sustainably and economically, Colorado offers the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing program, making efficiency retrofits and solar installations more financially feasible for agricultural businesses. C-PACE brings together owners of eligible commercial, industrial, or agricultural buildings and private lenders to finance 100% of energy efficiency, water efficiency, and renewable energy projects long-term.

Read the full article at Solar Energy International.