Energy costs in California are rising and volatile, but growers, food processors and other agribusinesses are increasingly combining solar with other energy services and smart policy management to create wealth and reduce dependence on traditional utility power.

In his recent presentation at the national Agronomics Vision 2014 conference, Helio Energy Solutions’s Tom Millhoff profiled how California’s energy landscape is changing, presented an economic analysis of energy cost reduction strategies, and provided recommendations for objectively approaching energy savings projects.  Western Farm Press provides a good video and overview of Mr. Millhoff’s remarks on its website at; you can download the powerpoint presentation by clicking here.