Good Life Magazine / Cullman  – Solar Chicken House – Click Link To Read Solar Powered Chicken Houses – The future looks bright judging from the test program at this Fairview farm. Story by Seth Terrell Photos by David Moore Tim Butts’s two arrays of solar panels at his chicken houses in Fairview make his…

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The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is going from rocket power to solar power! On Thursday, officials from Huntsville Utilities, Seven States, and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center broke ground on Project Liftoff. This project will serve as an educational exhibit that integrates solar power, battery storage, and electronic vehicle charging for visitors. See…

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Larry Bradford from Southern Solar Systems has been working with US-based meat producer Tyson Foods and Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC) have opened a solar-powered poultry house, which will be operated completely off the grid.   See Article Here: https://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/tyson-foods-auburn-university/

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Keeping thousands of chickens comfortable during hot Alabama summers requires a lot of energy. A research project at one Cullman County farm is assessing the feasibility of using solar energy to reduce the costs of cooling poultry houses in the summer and heating them in the winter. See Video Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awyKAF3P05Y&feature=youtu.be

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The Shoals Renewable Energy Symposium will be held Sept. 5 at Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 410 N Pine St. The free event begins at 10:30 a.m. Speakers are scheduled until 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served at noon and 5 p.m. Presenters from TVA, Nexus Energy, Energy Alabama, the Alabama Department of Economic and…

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