The City of Kearney, Nebraska Public Power District and SoCore Energy announce a ribbon cutting event to be held on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. to celebrate Kearney’s new Solar Park located at 4707 Antelope Avenue, Kearney, NE. This $11M project is the largest of its kind in Nebraska and will generate 5.8 megawatts of electricity, about 5 percent of Kearney’s peak demand. The ribbon cutting will take place on site with Lt. Governor [Mike Foley] and David Bracht, Director of the Nebraska Energy Office, as guest speakers.
Solar shares are still available for purchase. Interested Kearney residents may sign up online for solar shares by clicking this link and choosing the Kearney project. They may also call NPPD toll-free at 1-877-275-6773. NPPD will review all solar requests and contact the subscriber with more information including the customer’s program eligibility, cost, number of shares available, etc. before finalizing the purchase agreement. Additional information about the program can be found here.
Link to the announcement here.
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In addition to Kearney, participating communities in NPPD’s SunWise Program include Venango and Scottsbluff. If you are an NPPD customer who lives in another town or city and would like to request community solar in your community, click here to fill in and submit the online SunWise Community Solar Interest Form.