Agricultural Business Status Application for Agricultural Net Metering

1 Operation Information
 
Name of Operation: : Telephone:
(may be a Corporation)    
Mailing Adress: :
City/Town :  State:  Zip Code: County:  
Fax Number:    E-mail Address:
 

2. Landowner Information (if different from operation)
 
Name of Landowner: : Telephone:
Mailing Adress: :
City/Town: :  State:  Zip Code: County:  
Fax Number: :  E-mail Address:
 

3. Farm Information
 
Name of Farm: :
Address: :
City/Town :  State:  Zip Code:
Size of Farm : Acres -  Size of Energy Generation Site: Acres

Identify the percentages of on-farm and off-farm inputs:
% from on farm % from off-farm

Briefly describe your farm and the farming activities you conducted during the past year:

 

4. Please answer the following questions
 


What is the primary focus of the commercial activities of the operation listed under item 1? -
Please Describe


Are farming or agricultural activities, as defined in M.G.L. c.128, §1A, being conducted by the operation listed under item 1? - Please Explain


What agricultural products or services derive from the operation listed under item 1?


Are agricultural activities primary, supplemental, or complementary to the operation listed under item 1?


Does the property that the operation listed under item 1 resides on enjoy the benefits accorded under M.G.L c.61, 61A, or M.G.L. c. 40A Sec. 3?


Is the property that the operation listed under item 1 resides on subject to an Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR), or a participant in other Department of Agricultural Resources programs?


How long has the operation listed under item 1 been functioning at this location?


Is the energy generated by the Renewable Energy Generating Facility used in the agricultural business, and if so approximately what percentage of the energy generated?


What percentage of the revenues from the operation listed under item 1 is generated from commercial agricultural activities as opposed to the revenue derived from the renewable energy generating facility?


Any additional information which you would like to include in support of your application?

 

5. Renewable Energy Generating Facility Information
 


What type of Renewable Energy Generating Facility are you installing? e.g., solar PV, wind, anaerobic digester, etc.


What is the capacity of the Renewable Energy Generating Facility being installed in kW?
kW


What is the estimated annual electrical generation of the Renewable Energy Generating Facility being installed in kWh?

kWh

How many metered electrical accounts do you have that are part of your agricultural operation?


How much total energy in kWh is used by the metered electrical accounts of your agricultural operation?

kWh

How many of the metered electrical accounts of your agricultural operation will be served energy (kWh) directly by the Renewable Energy Generating Facility?


Will the Renewable Energy Generating Facility be operated as part of your agricultural business? Please describe how.


Will the Renewable Energy Generating Facility be located on land owned or controlled by your agricultural business? Please describe how and submit a GIS map showing location of the Renewable
Energy Generating Facility as a separate attachment to: gerald.palano@state.ma.us

 

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