Dairyland Power Announces More Solar Generation Projects
November 3, 2016 - Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized agreements for three additional utility-scale solar generation projects, bringing Dairyland’s total number of solar installations under contract to 15. The three new projects will increase the total solar generation from 15 megawatts (MW) to 20 MW in the Dairyland cooperative 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. The current amount of solar generation in Wisconsin will nearly double through our expanding solar initiative,” said Barbara Nick, President and CEO.
Two of the new projects will be located in northwest Wisconsin and one in northeast Iowa. Following are the locations, projected scale and local electric cooperative of the three new projects:
- Centuria, Wis., 1 MW (Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative)
- New Auburn, Wis., 2.5 MW (Chippewa Valley Electric Cooperative)
- Strawberry Point, Iowa, 1.3 MW (Allamakee-Clayton Electric Cooperative)