Tuesday, the nation’s largest community owned solar energy facility opened in Rifle.
The Glenwood Post Independent reports that the array’s 3,575 solar energy panels are expected to produce more than 1,500 megawatt-hours of clean, renewable electricity each year for as many as 350 Holy Cross Energy customers who buy in to the project.
Former Governor Bill Ritter, now head of Colorado State University’s Center for the New Energy Economy gave the opening remarks at the ceremony, attended by all manner of local politicos.
Holy Cow Batman!! What does this mean for our pals the oil barons?
Less profit for one.