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Standard Solar Brings 84MW Community Solar to Illinois!

Updated March 11, 2024

Standard Solar Brings 84MW Community Solar to Illinois!


Hey, Illinoisans! Hold onto your hats because Standard Solar just made a major move – they've snagged an 84-megawatt community solar portfolio right here in our state! 🌞✨ Get ready to ride the solar wave towards a brighter, greener future.


Imagine this: Three sets of community solar gardens spreading across Illinois, delivering a whopping 84 megawatts across 14 projects. And guess what? Construction kicks off next year, so we're just around the corner from witnessing these solar wonders in action!


But wait, there's more! Standard Solar teamed up with New Leaf Energy to make this magic happen, showing their dedication to bringing clean energy right to our doorstep. Mike Streams, the Chief Development Officer at Standard Solar, and Ryan Bailey, the VP of Development for the Midwest at New Leaf Energy, are leading the charge, and their passion is downright contagious!


Now, let's talk about why this matters to you and me. Community solar isn't just about saving the planet – though that's pretty cool too. It's about creating jobs, saving money on our energy bills, and giving everyone, regardless of income, access to clean energy.


And here's the best part: You can be a part of it too! Community solar makes tapping into the sun's power easy-peasy without the hassle of installing panels on your roof. It's affordable, hassle-free, and it's making a real impact right here in our community.


So, let's dive in and embrace this solar wave together. With Standard Solar leading the way, our future's looking brighter than ever! Let's light up Illinois, one solar panel at a time! 🌟🌞
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AuthorΒ & Data Analyst

Geraldine Dimalaluan, a seasoned data analyst, applies her analytical prowess to unravel the intricacies of solar trends. With a wealth of experience, she brings a data-driven perspective to the quest for a more sustainable future.