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COLD SPRING COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN

Membership is now open for a limited time.

A BETTER 
FUTURE AWAITS.

Apply today to join your community solar garden!

 

You must be a customer of Xcel Energy and live within Benton, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Morrison, Pope, Sherburne, Todd and Wright counties to apply.

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COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN DETAILS

The Cold Spring Community Solar Garden is located in Cold Spring, MN. When it is complete in 2021, Xcel customers in Benton, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Morrison, Pope, Sherburne, Todd and Wright Counties can subscribe to 1.43 Megawatts of solar energy. That is enough renewable energy to power 130 homes. Developed by Novel Energy Solutions, in partnership with Xcel Energy, membership to this solar garden is offered exclusively to Xcel Energy customers. Your membership in the community solar garden supports renewable energy in your community and lowers your utility bills. That's a win-win for you and the earth.

By the Numbers

Size

Location

Memberships

Year Built

1.43 Megawatts

Cold Spring, MN

130

2021

Energy Equivalent

The Cold Spring Community Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of 62,530 gallons of gas consumed, 280 tons of coal burned, or 130 homes of energy used per year.

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THE BENEFITS OF SOLAR

AT NO COST TO YOU.

Yep, that's right, membership is free.

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.

Support Clean Energy

This community garden will produce enough energy to power over 130 homes. As a member, you get the benefits of solar energy without the cost of traditional solar panels.

Combat Climate Change

By joining a community solar garden, you reduce demand for fossil fuels, limit greenhouse gas emissions, and shrink our collective carbon footprint.

WHAT IS A COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN?