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2023 Energy Farm Renewable Energy Open House

Event Type
Reception/Open House
University of Illinois Department of Crop Sciences Energy Farm
Energy Farm, 4110 S. Race St., Urbana, IL
Apr 21, 2023   3:00 - 5:00 pm  
Tim Mies
Originating Calendar
Crop Sciences - Research Centers

Station 1: Biomass Heating - Learn about how we convert the research biofuels we grow on site to hear our tropical greenhouse in a carbon-friendly manner.

Station 2: Geothermal Research - Visit geothermal energy installations, including an experimental "Battery" for heating and cooling which could simplify and reduce costs of installation for homeowners.

Station 3: Gable Home - Tour a net-zero solar house built by students that demonstrates sustainable constructions and is powered by solar and geothermal.

Station 4: Agrivoltaics - Learn about one of the most attractive technologies these days - agrivoltaics. It's a way of farming that combines solar panels and crops in an efficient and sustainable manner.

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