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Farms in Colorado spend over $400 million per year on direct farm energy expenses such as water pumping, refrigeration, and tractor fuel.


Funding for farm energy audits and upgrades is available through a variety of state and federal agencies.


Field tests have shown overall electric pumping plant efficiencies of 45-55%, as compared to a realistically achievable efficiencies of 72-77%


Colorado Farm Energy Overviews

CSU Center for the New Energy Economy Report: Clean Energy in Colorado Agriculture (April 2018)

Getting Started

Farm Energy Audits

Water Pumping