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DAKOTA 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 Goodhue, Dakota, Rice, Dodge, Olmsted, or Wabasha counties to apply.

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COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN DETAILS

The Dakota Community Solar garden is located in Zumbrota, Minnesota. When it is complete in the Spring of 2021, Xcel customers in Goodhue, Dakota, Rice, Dodge, Olmsted, and Wabasha counties can subscribe to 1.4 Megawatts of solar energy. That's enough renewable energy to power 150 homes.

By the Numbers

Size

Location

Memberships

Year Built

1.4 Megawatts

Zumbrota, MN

150

2021

Energy Equivalent

The Dakota Community Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of 167,074 gallons of gas consumed, 818 tons of coal burned, or 150 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 150 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?