CleanChoice Energy opens up 20 MW of community solar in Minnesota

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Credit: CleanChoice Energy.

CleanChoice Energy is opening 20.51 MW of community solar capacity available for residential customers. The new capacity is being supplied by 15 solar farms owned and operated by Altus Power America and represents enough community solar subscription openings for approximately 3,550 Minnesota residents.

The company also noted that this could be the last large residential offering unless the residential adder in the state is increased.

“Community solar represents the best opportunity to expand renewable energy in Minnesota. The state is the national leader for community solar, and these new farms mean thousands of additional Minnesota residents can participate in this great program,” said Tom Matzzie, CEO of CleanChoice Energy. “Community solar makes it easy for Minnesotans to go solar and save money.”

“Altus Power is proud to be a part of the expanding community solar opportunity for Minnesotans,” said Gregg Felton, Managing Partner of Altus Power America. “Affordable clean energy is now more accessible than ever before. We are pleased to be working with CleanChoice Energy to bring solar power to the local community.”

Minnesota community solar customers will sign up for community solar online at CleanChoice Energy is the largest community solar provider in Minnesota with more than 85 megawatts of solar capacity.

— Solar Builder magazine


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