Entries by Dandelion

Community Solar: The T.B. Scott Free Library

The T.B. Free Scott Library serves the Merrill area through traditional and innovative services, connecting people to their community and the world. It promotes reading, supports lifelong learning, ensures free and open access to ideas, and provides opportunities for recreation. The Library has employed both high and low tech ways to save energy for many […]

Housing Initiatives of Madison

Housing Initiatives is a Madison nonprofit organization that has been providing peace, hope, and shelter for Madison area men, women, and veterans for over 20 years. The Challenge Housing Initiatives own several buildings throughout Madison to give their clients a safe, warm place to call home. Residents use a lot of electricity because they are […]

Legacy Solar Co-op teams with MREA on solar carport project

Legacy Solar Co-op is working with the MREA to develop a 100 kilowatt solar carport to be located on the main grounds of MREA’s headquarters in Custer, Wisconsin.  We will rely on supporters of MREA and members of LSC to buy Solar Bonds to capitalize a fund that will allow MREA to get the best […]

Two open house events at Willy Street Co-op East

Attention Willy Street Grocery Co-op Fans — Attention Solar Fans —  Come to one of two open house bond information meetings to learn more about supporting solar and investing in member bonds through the Legacy Solar Co-op. 5:30 – 7:30 pm Open House Bond Sales Event on both Monday, June 27th and Wednesday, June 29th […]

Willy Street Grocery Co-op East

LSC has signed a contract with Willy Street Grocery Co-op to add 20 kilowatts of solar to the roof of their east side store (on Willy Street), as well as 214 LED lamps to replace the fluorescents now being operated for 15 hours a day. Between the LED retro-fits and the solar, we plan to save […]

Solar Legacy Projects

Solar Legacy Projects are solar energy installations built on community institutions like schools, libraries, or churches. They have been designed and built by local stakeholders.  We call them “legacy” projects because solar generates pollution-free electricity for the community and future generations long after it’s installed –– often 30 years or more.  You too can help […]

Sauk Area Solar Committee Public Talk

The Sauk Area Solar Committee of the Legacy Solar Co-op hosted a public talk Saturday, January 30th at the Ruth Culver Prairie du Sac Library in front of over 70 members of the public!  Trang Donovan of Unlimited Renewable Energy (URE) gave a very good technical overview of the process to put solar on a […]

News from the 2016 RENEW Wisconsin Energy Policy Summit

The 2016 RENEW Wisconsin Energy Policy Summit was held at the Monona Terrace January 21st and was well attended with renewable energy advocates and policy experts from all over Wisconsin.  Vermont’s Green Mountain Power was represented in the form of the keynote speaker and GMP CEO Mary Powell.  Under her leadership, there have been very […]

Join us at Renew Wisconsin

Legacy Solar Co-op will have a table at RENEW WISCONSIN’s 6th annual Energy Policy Summit, to be held at the Monona Terrace in downtown Madison on Thursday, January 21st.  LSC’s Executive Director, Kurt Reinhold, and Treasurer, Mark Warnick, along with member John Eric Allen will be attending. Union Cab of Madison will also share a […]