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12 Co-ops Partner to Invest in Solar

A dozen electric cooperatives in Kansas are joining together to make a small investment for the next 25 years – or more – in solar energy. Participating cooperatives will be able to procure low-up-front-cost solar energy to serve their members through the Kansas Cooperative Sun Power Program and reduce their peak demand.

This opportunity began when the wholesale power contract between all participating cooperatives and their G&T, Kansas Electric Power Cooperatives, was recently modified to provide Kansas electric cooperatives with the ability to self-procure up to 15% of peak demand – with 5% of that amount specifically allowing for the addition of solar.

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