Water Efficiency, Solar Energy, and Battery Storage Tailgate

Jul 26, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm


Solar energy is becoming an increasingly attractive option for meeting the electrical needs of vineyards. But with the advantages of solar power come some challenges.  

This tailgate meeting is intended to raise awareness of the importance of well pump efficieny and to answer the questions of growers with existing solar systems and growers who are considering installing a system.
Topics include:
  • Well pump efficiency
  • Energy management including reducing demand charges and net metering
  • Solar energy and battery storage

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Bill Green, Education Manager, Center for Irrigation Technology, CSU Fresno
  • Mark Yoshimoto, Sales and Marketing Director, WiseConn USA
  • Tom Lorish, Pacific Gas and Electric
  • Jonathan Messier, Solar Project Developer, Nuance Energy
  • Matt Harper, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Avalon Battery
  • Johnny Pierini, Vineyard Manager, J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines

SIP Certified® Standards:

The content of this tailgate meeting applies to SIP Certified® Standards 6.1.1, 6.1.5, 6.1.7 – 6.1.12, 6.4.1, 6.4.4 - 6.4.6, 6.8.1. 

Continuing Education:

2.0 CCA CEUs (Soil & Water) approved

Free for Members / $30 for Non-Members

Meeting sponsored by: