UMD to purchase solar energy from Minnesota Power

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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Duluth, MN – UMD is showing support of solar energy development and sustainability in northern Minnesota with a 100 kilowatt block purchase at the new Minnesota Power community solar garden in Wrenshall. (A community solar garden is a solar array divided into blocks that customers subscribe to in order to meet part or all of their energy needs.) 

Chancellor Lendley (Lynn) Black will make the announcement at Minnesota Power’s event celebrating the near completion of its one megawatt solar array at 424 County Road 101in Wrenshall on Thursday, November 2. Remarks are scheduled from 10 - 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a walking tour of the area.

“By pursuing the Community Solar Garden contract, UMD is supporting solar in northern Minnesota,” says Chancellor Black. “This is something that our students value and want our campus to pursue as we make progress towards our sustainability goals.” 

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