MCPA Community Solar
1231 Ford Ave., Glencoe, MN 55336

MCPA Community Solar

Community Solar Project Basics
Garden Status: 
In Operation
Year Installed: 
1231 Ford Ave., Glencoe, MN 55336
Electric Utility: 
McLeod Cooperative Power Association
Project Description: 

MCPA Community Solar offers coop members a simple and affordable way to participate in solar generation without having to construct and maintain their own array. McLeod Co-op Power’s Solar Community allows members to buy into the project today, and receive electric bill credits for years to come, based on the output of the system. By agreeing to purchase the output of one or more panels, members are effectively locking in today’s electric rate for the community solar portion of their MCPA electric bill for the next 20 years. Through the Community Solar Project, members can also benefit from the production of solar: (1) Even if member’s home or business is not a good site for solar production. (2) Even if member rents their home or business. (3) Without installing equipment on their property. (4) Without worrying about maintenance or repair costs. (5) Without extra insurance costs. (6) Without the personal responsibility of meeting and maintaining the Minnesota interconnection requirements when selling power back onto the grid.

Accepting Subscriptions
Payment Type: 
Pay up front
Eligible Counties: 
MN - Carver
MN - Kandiyohi
MN - McLeod
MN - Meeker
MN - Renville
MN - Sibley
MN - Wright
Eligibility Details: 

You must be a member of McLeod Cooperative Power Association to participate.

How to Participate: 

Members who want to participate sign a license agreement specifying that they wish to purchase the kWh output from one or multiple solar panels. The member pays a one-time cost of $1,550 per panel to subscribe. The cost of the project, as well as 20 years of maintenance and insurance, is covered in the subscription price. Complete the Customer License Agreement Form and return it to McLeod Co-op Power with payment. Phone payments are accepted. You can call us at 320-864-3148 or 1-800-494-6272 or stop by the office and we can assist you with your questions and provide you with a copy of the agreement. Agreements are also available on the Co-op’s website

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