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Community Solar Garden Installation

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$490,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2018
Counties Affected
Cass
Crow Wing
Cass
Crow Wing
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 07a
Appropriation Language

$490,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Rural Renewable Energy Alliance to install a 200-kilowatt community solar garden to provide for electrical distribution in Cass, Beltrami, Hubbard, and Itasca Counties, to assist households in the Minnesota low-income housing energy assistance program in meeting electrical energy needs and serve as a model for low-income energy assistance elsewhere in the state. This appropriation is not subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 116P.10.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$490,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
BJ
Last Name
Allen
Organization Name
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance
Street Address
3963 8th Street SW
City
Backus
State
MN
Zip Code
56435
Phone
(218) 209-5584
Email
bj@rreal.org