Flathead Electric Cooperative’s Community Solar Phase II is made up of 198 solar panels located on one of the Co-op’s buildings, just west of the Kalispell Cooperative office at 35 Terry Road.  

Community solar Phase II. Solar panel array on the roof of a building
Community Solar Phase II Fast Facts
Where is this located? Terry Road
What year did the project come online? 2018
How much did a panel cost at the time? $750, but could receive a 30% income tax credit
How many panels comprise the project? 198
How many members own panels in this project? 90
How many watts is each panel? 345 watts
How much energy does each panel generate on average per year? 410 kWh
What is the average reduction on a panel owner’s electric bill each year? Based on today’s rates, and depending on which rate tier the generation offsets, residential members typically see a reduction on their electric bill of $22 to $41 per year per panel.
How many kilowatts are the panels capable of cumulatively generating? 58 kW
How was this funded? 100% funded by participants

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