The ribbon has been officially cut on the new 18 acre solar farm in Fennimore. Finishing this project makes Fennimore home to the largest solar array in Wisconsin for the time being until Arcadia’s array goes online.
The Fennimore project is part of what is known as the Butter Solar portfolio, a group of 10 different solar projects located in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. The project began as a collaboration between Organic Valley, OneEnergy Renewables and the participating communities… The renewable energy credits generated from the locations will be purchased by Organic Valley, the City of Madison, Dr. Bronner’s and NativeEnergy… “Electricity generated by the Butter Solar portfolio will directly service the local communities where the projects are located.” …
Eric Udelhofen of OneEnergy Renewables and Stan Minnick of Organic Valley presenting at the MREA Energy Fair. They discussed the business partnership that is enabling the Butter Solar portfolio – building more than 30MW across 10 projects in 3 states including southwest Wisconsin.
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