Byron Kominek is the owner/manager of Jack's Solar Garden and the executive director of the Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center. He is one of the most well-known agrivoltaics advocates in the U.S. and provides consulting services of organizations and land owners on specific projects. Byron is a former U.S. diplomat having served with the U.S. Agency for International Development to conserve forests and wildlife in southern Africa. He has been an international consultant on biodiversity and environmental management issues, namely in the African context. Byron is a returned Peace Corps volunteer and former volunteer of Doctors Without Borders. He holds a master's degree in environmental engineering from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Byron seeks to improve his family's farm in Boulder County, Colorado while making an example of his land for society to learn from the integration of solar technology with agricultural practices.
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- B03: Rethinking Solar Developments for Conservation: Agrivoltaics and Dual-Use Solar
September 08, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM