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Swine Energy Management Seminar - Hog the Energy Savings!

Swine producers and agribusinesses in Southern Minnesota are welcome to attend a Swine Energy Management Seminarat the Knights of Columbus Hall, 920 East 10th Street, Fairmont on Thursday, November 15 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Attendees will hear about:
  • Mapping out your plan for Energy Efficiency: An Energy Audit - Jill Eide, Certified Energy Manager of Great River Energy
    • Great River Energy incentives for Farm Energy Audits
    • What an Energy Audit covers
    • How to use your Energy Audit: rebates, NRCS and REAP funding
  • Panel of area farmers who have implemented smart energy technologies
  • Straight talk about on-farm solar energy from UMN Extension CERTs Program - Fritz Ebinger
    • Financial and energy modeling
    • Tax credits and explanation of utility fee structure
    • On-farm siting considerations
Lunch is free to attendees who register by November 12th!

Sign up online at or call 612-626-0555.

At 12:30 p.m. (following presentations and lunch) folks are welcome to caravan to Hen-Way Manufacturing to see a solar installation close-up.

Questions call Fritz Ebinger of UMN Extension CERTs (Clean Energy Resource Team) at 612-626-1028.

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