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La Crescent Area Event Center

Help launch clean energy in your community.

You’re invited to join the

Winona Community Solar Garden

  • Support your community

  • Positively impact the environment

  • Lower your energy costs

A better future awaits.

Apply today to join your community solar garden!


Supporting the La Crescent Area Event Center to provide a facility that serves area residents.

La Crescent Area Event Center

Winona Community Solar Garden

This Community Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of

57,630 gallons of gas consumed

260 tons of coal burned

210 homes of energy used

By the numbers


1.43 Megawatts


Minnesota City, MN



Year built


What is a Community Solar Garden?

The benefits of solar at no cost to you

Do I need to put anything on my roof?


Nothing! In a nutshell, community solar offers a way for virtually anyone to go solar without installing solar panels on their roof or their property. Membership to the garden is free, but limited to only a certain number of households in the area.

As a subscriber, you will experience no change in how you receive your electricity.

Will my utility provider change?


Lower energy bills

Members see a guaranteed savings of 10% on their monthly energy bills. That will equate to thousands of dollars in savings over the life of the solar garden.

This community garden will produce enough energy to power over 210 homes. As a member, you get the benefits of solar energy without the cost of traditional solar panels.

Support clean energy

Positively impact the earth

By joining a community solar garden, you reduce demand for fossil fuels, save money, and shrink our collective carbon footprint.