On Nov. 13, 2019, American Farmland Trust presented ‘Combating Climate Change: Farming, Solar Energy, and the Future in New York,’ a forum held in Riverhead, Long Island to discuss ways to expand renewable energy generation, support farm businesses, and drive action in response to climate change. Learn more at www.farmland.org/nysolar.

Drew Pierson of Blue Wave Solar discusses his experience with the Massachusetts SMART program as a community solar development company. In his presentation he outlines dual use, including the four different categories and why it is important. He also discusses developing a dual use project in Massachusetts including the challenges and opportunities.