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USDA to Host Earth Day Event in Central City – Community Solar Developers to be Honored

Published by The Central City Republican-Nonpareil

Work completed on the 200 kW community solar garden north of Central City, says Central City’s Cliff Mesner, has sparked interest across the state, leading Nebraska USDA Rural Development to invite the public to attend an Earth Day event on April 21, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.

The event will be held at the Venture Center located at 1532 17th Ave. (East corner of the US Highway 30 and NE Highway 14 intersection). Link to announcement.

Central City Administrator Chris Anderson (left) and Mesner Development's Cliff Mesner display the 2016 NMPP Project of the Year Award

Central City Administrator Chris Anderson (left) and Mesner Development’s Cliff Mesner

Central City Solar Development. Photo Credit: Cliff Mesner

Central City Community Solar Development (800 solar panels) . Photo Credit: Cliff Mesner

ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
Central City solar garden earns NMPP Energy’s Project of Year Award, The Central City Republican-Nonpareil. NMPP: Nebraska Municipal Power Pool

Scottsbluff Star-Herald: “Solar project takes another step into the sun”

By Irene North

Proposed Community Solar Project in Scottsbluff: Vist: www.scottsbluff.com

Proposed Community Solar Project in Scottsbluff

The Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) is another step closer to making the city of Scottsbluff a pilot site for solar energy. The Scottsbluff City Council moved to accept NPPD’s Community Solar project, which aims to bring community solar to western Nebraska. The project would see a solar facility next to the NPPD building in Scottsbluff. It would be interconnected to a distribution line where multiple end-use customers within the community could participate. Continue reading.

ADDITIONAL MIDWEST COMMUNITY SOLAR NEWS
The Kansas City Star: Independence community solar farm proposed If built the solar farm could be the largest in the Kansas City area.