Milking the Sun: Dairy Takes on Solar Thermal PV Cogeneration

Solar Thermal PV Cogeneration – In June 2012, Clover Stornetta Farms in Petaluma, Calif. became the first dairy in the U.S. to generate solar hot water and electricity using a solar cogeneration system. The solar hybrid system was manufactured by Silicon Valley startup Cogenra Solar based in Mountain View, Calif.

This video was produced by GreenBiz Associate Editor Kristine A. Wong.

Tracey Smith About Tracey Smith
Tracey is an accountant and entrepreneur with a passion for nature. This passion is what spurred her interest in renewable energy, and the rest is history as they say. Tracey is a principal in Energy Think Group, the publisher of Solar Thermal Magazine and Tek-Think. She is also the principal at Women's Financial Help Desk. She spends her free time in the outdoors with her horses and dogs. She loves to travel.