By Paul Huttner
The Minnesota Renewable Energy Society set up shop in the building to help homeowners explore ways to conserve energy and produce their own. But the group’s chair, Mark Weber, said he talked with a lot of farmers who were curious about getting solar arrays on their land.
“A lot of farmers, they’re getting older now and they don’t want to farm all of their land, so it’s a nice way to have a guaranteed income for a bunch of years and pass it down to their kids,” Weber said.
He said farmers can many between $800 and $1,300 an acre annually by leasing their land to a solar developer.Click here to see more...