Monthly Archives: %sJanuary 2013

Near Slayton, new solar energy system sets a record

January 11, 2013

By: Drew Kerr
Finance & Commerce

Slayton, MN – Minnesota’s largest solar energy installation – with 7,040 panels spread across nearly 10 acres – started operating this month in southwestern Minnesota. The two-megawatt system, which was built outside Slayton, Minn., roughly 200 miles southwest of the Twin Cities, surpasses a 4,316-panel system completed at […]

Minnesota’s largest solar installation begins producing electricity

January 6, 2013

By: David Shaffer
Star Tribune

Slayton, MN – The largest solar-electric generator in Minnesota has flipped on the switch — the latest sign of a banner year for solar installations. Renewable power developer Ecos Energy said 7,040 solar panels outside of Slayton, Minn., began producing power Friday after being connected to Xcel Energy’s distribution […]