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Saturday, March 12, 2016
Are Rural Electric Cooperatives Driving or Just Dabbling in Community Solar? | Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Rural Electric cooperatives, member-owned organizations that sell electricity to those within their service area, are perhaps the nation's largest group of utilities that could champion clean, local power. They tend to cover enormous swaths of the most rural territory, often with excellent wind and solar resources.
In one manner of renewable energy, cooperatives are leading the fray: community solar.