What is pollinator-friendly solar and how does it work?
By using the area between solar panels to grow plants friendly to pollinators a solar project can maximizing its benefits! A pollinator-friendly garden in addition to providing a valuable habitat for threatened species also reduces long-term maintenance cost, increases community support of a project, provides aesthetic value, and assists in stormwater management.
REV, Green Lantern Group, Bee the Change, VHB, and others came together January 29th at 2:00 for a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing pollinator-friendly practices. Special thanks to the webinar sponsors, VHB and Bee the Change! Pollinators are a crucial part of…
Montpelier, VT – Today, Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) members pledged to help pollinators through bee and bird-friendly plantings at solar projects across the state. In partnership with leading scientists and environmental organizations, solar leaders committed to help landowners re-create habitat…
How can I learn more?
You can learn more by visiting the UVM Extension Pollinator Friendly page for the latest research from their team.
What can I do?
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- NREL Overview of Opportunities for Co-Location of Agriculture and Solar (PDF)
- NREL Solar Pollinators (PDF)
- Standard for Bird and Pollinator friendly Solar Sites (PDF)
- Minnesota Solar Sanctuaries for Birds, Bees, and Pollinators (Prairie Restorations, Inc.)