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South-central Idaho Dairy Opts for Solar Power

Idaho Press-Tribune

CASTLEFORD, Idaho (AP) - A south-central Idaho dairy farmer who put up solar panels to save on energy costs is drawing the attention of other dairy farmers in the region.

Dan De Kruyf, co-owner of Kowz R Us Dairy, said the 30 solar panels heat more than 400 gallons of 55-degree well water to 165 degrees. The water is then used to sanitize the dairy's holding tanks.

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