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Meeker Solar Garden

Meeker's first community solar garden is complete and began solar production in June, 2016. The Meeker Solar Garden is located at 450 School Street; drive by and see sunpower in action.  All available solar panels have been leased to WREA members
General Information:
  • 2017 Solar Panel Annual Lease Fee: $36
  • Annual Solar Production Credit = $60.00
  • 195 Panels Available for Membership Lease – One Panel per Membership - (All panels have been leased at this time.)
Solar Panel Lease Information: 
  • Members with an active meter on a residential or small commercial rate are eligible to lease a WREA Solar Panel. 
  • WREA will own, operate and maintain the Solar Garden – there are no tax credits associated with the Solar Lease.
  • Members have no insurance or maintenance obligations with a WREA Solar Panel Lease.
  • The WREA Solar Panel Lease will renew annually, automatically, in June upon payment of the annual lease fee or a Member may notify WREA that it does not want to renew its Solar Lease.
  • The Solar Garden is estimated to generate power for approximately thirty years.
Solar Panels:
  • WREA will notify Members if/when additional panels are available for lease. 
  • In March-April, WREA will notify all Solar Panel Applicants if they have been issued a solar panel and provide them a Solar Panel Lease for review, signature and payment. Annual payment ($36.00) is due upon return of the signed lease.
  • Annual lease fee is non-refundable. 
  • Signed leases along with the annual lease payment ($36) must be returned to WREA by May 1, 2017.
  • Solar Panel Production Credit will be listed on Members’ monthly bill as a $5.00/month Solar Production Credit.
  • Solar Panel Production began in June 2016.

For more information or questions please call 970-878-5041. 

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