Renew Wisconsin 2016

January 21, 2016

Legacy Solar Co-op tabled at Renew Wisconsin’s 6th annual Energy Policy Summit, held at the Monona Terrace in downtown Madison on Thursday, January 21, 2016.  LSC’s Executive Director, Kurt Reinhold, and Treasurer, Mark Warnick, along with member John Eric Allen, attended.

Union Cab of Madison shared a table with LSC and help promote the sale of Co-op Bonds for their 20 kW solar project, which went live in December of 2015.  Legacy Solar Co-op membership applications and bond information packets will be available.

More information about this event at https://www.renewwisconsin.org/renewable-energy-summit/

Union Cab of Madison

LOCATION: Madison, Wisconsin   |   COMPLETION DATE: December 2015   |   CAPACITY: added 20kW (25kW total)

SOLAR CONTRACTOR:
Midwest Solar Power

Union Cab of Madison Cooperative is worker owned and operated. They added solar to their mechanics shop in 2012, and talked about expanding from 5 to 25 kilowatts, adding power their operations on their main administration building, at 2458 Pennsylvania Avenue, on the east side of Madison.

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Union Cab of Madison

Union Cab of Madison teams up with Legacy Solar Co-op

Union Cab of Madison Cooperative is the newest solar and energy efficiency project the Legacy Solar Co-op will be supporting. This community cab company is worker owned and operated. They added solar to their mechanics shop in 2012, and have since talked about expanding that 5 kilowatts to power their operations on their main administration building, at 2458 Pennsylvania Avenue, on the east side of Madison. Read more

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Bond Sales Now Open to All Members

Effective Immediately:  Legacy Solar Co-op is opening bond sales to any and all members who wish to support solar by investing in the Co-op’s Slice of Sun Community Solar program.  The Co-op makes solar loans to individual solar projects anywhere in the state of Wisconsin.  Currently, we are supporting a 20 kilowatt solar array to be developed atop Union Cab of Madison Cooperative’s roof.  We also have churches and schools and other non-profits we are helping develop solar.  Earn a return and support solar at the same time!

Learn more about Solar Bonds. 

For complete details about bonds and terms, download the Membership Information Packet.

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2015 Solar Power Wisconsin 2nd Annual Affordable Energy Conference

October 24, 2015

Legacy Solar Cooperative was invited to speak to attendees of the 2nd annual Affordable Solar Conference held at the new Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Energy Center in Eau Claire on Saturday, October 24th.  Hundreds attended the 2nd annual seminar and we made lots of new contacts and networked with dozens of other presenters and vendors who were exhibiting at this year’s event.

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Zion Lutheran Church

* LSC Member

LOCATION: Madison, Wisconsin   |   CAPACITY: 2.83 kW   |   COMPLETION DATE: January 2015

SOLAR CONTRACTOR:
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Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) is located on the east side of Madison in the Atwood-Starkweather creek neighborhood, near Schenks corners. The solar and energy efficiency project was completed in January of 2015 by Solar Connections and Sustainable Solar’s Lincoln Tice. The Legacy Solar Co-op helped provide technical support and set up project financing for the church. Read more

Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church

LOCATION: Madison, Wisconsin   |   CAPACITY: 20 kW – see energy usage   |   COMPLETION DATE: August 2014

SOLAR CONTRACTOR:
Full Spectrum Solar logo

Legacy Solar Co-op and Trinity Lutheran Church started working together on solar and LED energy savings in 2014. Panels were installed on the south facing roof of this beautiful limestone church located on the corner of 1st Street and Winnebago in the Atwood neighborhood of Madison’s east side. Read more

Monona Library

City of Monona

LOCATION: Monona, Wisconsin   |   CAPACITY: 148 kW (total on 4 sites)   |   COMPLETION DATE: December 2013
SOLAR CONTRACTOR:
Full Spectrum Solar logo

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The City of Monona, in south-central Wisconsin, is the first to take advantage of Solar Connections’ Solar Services Agreement, which will yield 10’s of thousands of dollars in reduced operational expense for the City in the first several years of this program.  After year 6, the City has the option to buy out the assets at a depreciated value, and own 100% of the system for the remaining 19 years of the equipment’s 25 year warranty. Read more

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City of Monona to install solar panels…

City of Monona plans to install solar panels on four of the city’s buildings

By the end of 2013, Monona plans to have 382 solar panels installed atop four of the city’s public facilities, and neither the city nor its residents will have to pay for them. Read more