09 Nov '17, 12am

Organic Valley Goes 100% Renewable through Community Solar - Rocky Mountain Institute

Organic Valley Goes 100% Renewable through Community Solar - Rocky Mountain Institute

That’s when the company reached out to OneEnergy Renewables , a developer of community- and utility-scale solar energy projects and a member of Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center . “Since Wisconsin is a regulated utility market, it became pretty clear early on that this was going to need to be a creative partnership,” said Eric Udelhofen, director of Midwest development at OneEnergy. So, OneEnergy started outreach to the Upper Midwest Municipal Energy Group (UMMEG)—a municipal joint action agency that provides a range of services to its 15 municipal members in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota—and the three companies created a community solar partnership. The Organic Valley–UMMEG partnership will develop roughly 12 MW of solar for Organic Valley facilities, and will support the addition of more solar in other nearby communities, bringing the total of new so...

Full article: https://rmi.org/news/organic-valley-goes-100-renewable-co...

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