30 Jan '15, 1pm

Community #solar partnership signals dawn of a new market

to finance and build 10 MW of community solar projects in Colorado. The five projects include four in Xcel's service area near Denver and one for the municipal Colorado Springs Utilities. All are ground-mount tracking projects and represent the culmination of what may be seen as the first phase of a new solar segment in the U.S., one that supporters say could grow to rival utility, residential and commercial solar market segments. SunShare has the five projects under development and will assume responsibility for customer management, subscriptions and billing. NRG Renew is providing funding and construction and will be responsible for the physical aspects of the plants, including operations and maintenance services and asset management. SunShare and NRG will have joint ownership of the projects, which are expected to be online by the middle of the year. Both companies see ...

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