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(Cross-posted from MD SUN)
Community solar allows people unable to put solar on their own homes the ability to receive the benefits of solar. Community solar can take on several forms.
The rapid growth of the rooftop solar industry has enabled more people to take control of where their energy comes from.
Solar co-ops allow groups of neighbors in a community to go solar together.
More than 40% of new electricity generation came from wind energy last year. This growth is almost entirely from land-based wind turbines.
The utility sector is in the middle of what some have called “merger mania”. Between 2010 and 2014, 18 utility mergers were approved.
Community Power Network (CPN) is pleased to announce the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation will be supporting its work to develop solar co-ops across the Florida through CPN project FL SUN.
About the Position
Community Power Network (including DC SUN, MD SUN, WV SUN, VA SUN, and OH SUN) is seeking a WV SUN Co-op Coordinator to support our solar co-op work in West Virginia. The Coordinator will support the WV SUN Program Director in implement solar co-op programs in West Virginia, as well as conduct extensive communications, outreach, press, and trainings around the solar co-op model, with the goal of scaling up their impact and reach.
Minnesota Power, one of the state’s major utilities, recently proposed two new community solar gardens. One has a capacity of 1 MW and the other has a capacity of 40 kW.