1. Solar farm in Larimer County will offer power to low-income households

    Solar farm in Larimer County will offer power to low-income households

    FORT COLLINS — The Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association announced Thursday it will partner with the Denver-based nonprofit GRID Alternative Colorado to construct a community solar farm with portions designated for low-income households and nonprofit organizations.

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    1. Solar energy has predominantly only been available to those households who can afford the startup costs.
    2. While we've done community solar projects in the past, this array provides opportunities for nonprofit organizations we serve, such as schools, fire stations and other nonprofit organizations that make up the foundation of our community, to have access to renewable energy without the need for the costly capital investment.
    3. This project is largest in GRID Alternatives' history and, once complete, will include the most capacity for residential low-income subscribers than any other solar project in the country.
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