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Agrivoltaics: The future of renewable energy and agriculture

By: Abby Neff, AmeriCorps VISTA

According to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in the U.S. Department of Energy, Agrivoltaics is the use of land for both agricultural and ... Read More

Stacking Credits for Solar in Appalachia

If you’ve been thinking about installing solar panels, with or without home battery backup storage, now really is the time!

A series of stacking tax credits could cover up to 50% ... Read More

Rural Action awarded ARC ARISE Grant on behalf of the Central Appalachian Network



October 26, 2023

The Plains, Ohio – Today, Rural Action was awarded $498,300.00 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for its new project, The New Era Planning Project. ... Read More

Rural Action is a membership-based nonprofit organization based in Appalachian Ohio. Since 1991, our mission has been to build a more just economy by developing the region’s assets in environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways.