Demonstration Farms

Energy Efficiency

  • Wing Acres Dairy (Lighting and Side Curtain Efficiency w/ LDL implementation) 

    15335 Wing Rd. Bellevue, MI 49021

  • Schiefer Farms, LLC (Reverse Osmosis Maple Syrup System) 

    Paul Schiefer. 9803 Frankenmuth Rd. Vassar, MI 48768

  • Swisslane Dairy Farms (Manure System and Motor Efficiency) 

    Matt & Fred Oesch. 12877 84th St. SE. Alto, MI  49302

  • GDW Farms LLC (Heater Efficiency, Insulation and Facility Weatherization) 

    John Van Der Kolk. Mailing Address:  280 North River Ave. Suite B, Holland, MI 49424. Farm Address:  5124 120th Ave, West Olive, MI

Renewable Energy

  • Weiss Centennial Farm (Gasifier Wood Burning Heating and Hot Water System) 

    5450 Weiss Rd, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

  • King Orchards Fruit Co LLC (75 KW PV) 

    Stephanie McGill. Mailing Address: 4620 N M-88, Central Lake, MI 49622. cSite Address:  986 US-31, Kewadin, MI 49648

  • Black Star Farms (75 KW PV) 

    Michael Lahti. 10844 E. Revold Rd. Suttons Bay, MI 49682

  • Pork Chop Hill Farm LLC (75 KW PV) 

    Steven D. Headley. 9300 w. Reading Rd. Reading, MI 49274

Combined Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

  • Marteniuk-Rafsal Farms (Geothermal, PV, Heating and Lighting Efficiency) 

    Judy Marteniuk. 6905 Friegel Road. Laingsburg, MI 48848

  • Grand Valley Farms (Solar thermal, Heat recapture, Cooling and Hot Water Systems) 

    4858 Maple Lane Rd. Rives Junction. Jackson, MI 49277

 

Pilot Energy Farms Cost Grant Annual Savings Sq. Footage
Bloemenberg GH, Allendale  $47,332 $15,000 8,652 MM BTU 28,080
Kloosterman GH, Mattawan    $149,167 $15,000 14,743 MM BTU  58,368
Zone 5 Perennials, West Olive    $10,000 $3,000 444 kWh 1,500
Plymouth Orchards, Plymouth     $67,976 $10,000 Incomplete na
Car Min Vu Dairy, Webberville*  $168,000 $25,000 75,683 kWh 73,920
Mackinac Bluffs Maple, Pickford   $84,415 $10,000 837.8 MM BTU  4,576
Grand Valley Farms    $171,000 $0 234,841 kWh  80 Acres