The Farmer's Handbook for Energy Self-Reliance: A Guide to Using Energy Efficiency, Biomass, and Renewable Energy on the Farm


Vermont Law School: Institute for Energy and the Environment
Ag Energy Solutions
Natalie Firestine
Laura Furrey, P.E.
Chris Aslin, J.D.
Ellen Crivella, M.S.
John A. Sautter, Ph.D.
1 September 2008

This guide explains in detail how farmers can easily implement cost-saving energy efficiency and renewable energy measures into their operations. Throughout the report, there are case studies of successful programs from around the country. Deployment programs, incentives, and regulations are all discussed with information on how to learn more and successfully implement an integrated resource plan for farms.