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Large Solar Facility Planned for South Side Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Large Solar Facility Planned for South Side Site

A new plan has emerged for the 173-acre former landfill site near the intersection of I-71 and I-270 on the South Side. SWACO will lease the land to New York-based BQ Energy Development to build a 50-megawatt solar energy facility. The SWACO Board of Trustees approved a contract for the project, which will be known […]

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Solar Co-op Launches in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Solar Co-op Launches in Columbus

A national nonprofit organization is bringing its solar co-op model to Central Ohio, and is hosting a series of meetings to explain the concept. Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is hoping to find a group of between 50 and 100 local homeowners (any Franklin or Delaware County residents are eligible) who are interested in solar panels. […]

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Columbus Lags Behind Peers in Solar Power

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Lags Behind Peers in Solar Power

Despite steady growth in the number of solar panel installations in Columbus over the past several years, a new report shows that the city still lags behind many other places, including Cleveland and Cincinnati. The report, from the environmental organizations Frontier Group and Environment America, ranks Columbus 54th in the category of installed solar power […]

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Free Solar Information Session

  Free Solar Information Session

Find out how your home, farm, business, church, school, can benefit from going solar. It’s less expernsive than you think. That’s why more and more people are going solar. You can save the planet and save money too! This free information session is presented by Delaware County Solar, Third Sun Solar and Stratford Ecological Center.

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”