Community solar basics seminar coming in February

Would you like to control your future energy costs by investing in clean energy? Have you considered solar? Find out how community solar works and how you can participate, at a free informational seminar to be held Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Community Center at 307 West Watson Street, in Lewistown.

Registration, coffee and refreshments begin at 4 p.m.; the presentation begins at 4:30 p.m. A question and answer session will follow.

Speakers Dan Rogers/Missoula Electric Cooperative and Orion Thornton/Onsite Energy Inc. will explain basics of community solar, lower solar costs and increased efficiencies. Fergus Electric Cooperative general manager Scott Sweeney will introduce the co-op’s new community solar project.

Attendees are asked to pre-register by Feb. 15, by calling MSU Fergus Extension at 535-3919 or by email at

The seminar is sponsored by Central Montana Resource Council, Fergus Electric Cooperative, Montana Farmers Union and MSU Fergus Extension.



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