In recent years the agricultural sector has seen significant growth in energy service needs. Agricultural operations can use various technologies and resources to help reduce their energy consumption and environmental impact while improving their financial situation. This page is designed to help managers of a wide range of agricultural operations identify and quantify savings available for various actions and technologies in their particular sector.
|Following is a list of common sub sectors assoicated with the agricultural sector.|
|Following is a list of common opportunities found at agricultural operations detailing general information about each opportunity, as well as an analysis based on an annotated and referenced spreadsheet.|
Following are additional resources regarding energy efficiency in the agricultural sector.
Average Utility Costs (collected from EEC agricultural reports, 7/2009-05/2010)
Electrical Demand: $5.29/kW
Natural Gas: $10.487/MMBtu