Benefits of Solar Projects for the Local Community
We’re Silicon Ranch, a solar developer, owner, and operator that brings a number of benefits to communities across the country: low-cost and clean energy, economic growth and development, and dedicated partnerships they can count on for the long-term. Solar projects offer sustainable, low-cost energy to commercial, industrial, and residential customers, but the value for the community doesn’t stop there.
Here are some of the primary ways that solar energy projects can benefit communities:
Hear What Community Members Are Saying
Warren RECC is committed to developing innovative solutions, and we are proud to be the first electric cooperative in the Tennessee Valley to sign a Green Invest agreement. The Warren RECC service territory is an industry hub, and we continue to take bold steps to help make our community a competitive location for businesses, like GM, that are pursuing environmental goals.– Dewayne McDonald, Warren RECC President and CEO
We are committed to sourcing 100% renewable energy for our U.S. operations by 2030. Using our scale and relationships to increase renewable energy demand and availability in local communities will help create a future with zero emissions.– Kristen Siemen, GM Chief Sustainability Officer
“ Renewable energy is something that more of our businesses want and something that makes Kentucky more competitive for jobs and investments. Green Invest shows the benefits of TVA’s public power model as we transition to a cleaner energy future.– Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear
I am excited that Logan County has been chosen to serve as a provider of renewable energy. This project positions our entire region for economic development as the demand for renewable energy continues to increase.– Kentucky State Representative Jason Petrie