SUN COUNTRY: Rural electric co-ops deliver power to 42 million Americans — and they're on track to DOUBLE their solar capacity in 2017!
Thanks to a toolkit developed by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) with support from our SunShot Initiative, co-ops across the nation are adding more solar photovoltaic systems like this two-megawatt CoServ installation on a peanut farm in Krugerville, Texas. The toolkit is a ready-to-use set of standard engineering designs, financing models, templates, tools, and plans, and its suite of materials offers best practices designed to reduce solar adoption costs and help co-ops across the country integrate solar.
Through this project, NRECA is also supporting the deployment of more than 23 megawatts of utility-scale PV in 15 states, helping provide hundreds of rural communities with access to affordable, renewable solar electricity generation.
📷 courtesy of CoServ.