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Dairyland Power Announces More Solar Projects
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 11/04/2016

Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized agreements for three additional utility-scale solar generation projects, of which two will be built in Wisconsin. The projects will increase the utility's total solar generation from 15 megawatts to 20 in the Dairyland system.

"Dairyland is celebrating our 75th anniversary this year and the 15 solar projects are an exciting example of our commitment to providing safe, reliable and sustainable energy far into the future," said Dairyland CEO Barbara Nick. "The current amount of solar generation in Wisconsin will nearly double through our expanding solar initiative."

One of the new stations will be a 1 megawatt power facility in Centuria, with the other being a 2.5 megawatt project in New Auburn. The third site will be a 1.3 megawatt solar structure in Strawberry Point, Iowa.

Earlier this year, Dairyland announced that agreements were in place for 12 new solar facilities in Wisconsin, which would be able to produce enough renewable energy to power over 3,000 homes.

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