Agralite Community Solar
320 East Highway 12, Benson, MN 56215

Agralite Community Solar

Community Solar Project Basics
Garden Status: 
In Review
Year Installed: 
2017
Location: 
320 East Highway 12, Benson, MN 56215
Electric Utility: 
Agralite Electric Cooperative
Project Description: 

Agralite Electric Cooperative (AEC) is considering a community solar project to meet the needs of members with an interest in producing their own solar power. At this time, AEC is trying to measure interest among members to determine if a project should move forward. How does it work? Solar panels are installed at a location on AEC lines. Members purchase a share or multiple shares of the system production. Members are then credited on their monthly bills based on their portion of the system production. Participants do not own any of the panels or infrastructure.

Participation
Availability: 
Accepting Subscriptions
Payment Type: 
Pay up front
Eligible Counties: 
MN - Big Stone
MN - Pope
MN - Stevens
MN - Swift
Customer Types: 
Commercial
Residential
Eligibility Details: 

Agralite Electric Cooperative (AEC) is considering a community solar project to meet the needs of members with an interest in producing their own solar power. At this time, AEC is trying to measure interest among members to determine if a project should move forward. You must be a current active member of Agralite that pays a bill to be eligible.

How to Participate: 

What does it cost? Estimated costs are $900 to $1,400 per production unit. These costs are estimates based on similar projects. Size and demand for the project will determine the final costs.

What do I get? Participating members get a percentage of the total solar array production each month based on their contribution to the project. It is estimated that each purchased unit will produce 400 to 600 kWh's per year. Members would get their share of production from the project for a period of 20 years.

If interested, please complete this form and return it to AEC: http://agralite.coop/sites/agralite/files/PDF/Sola...

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