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Solar Systems 5: Bemidji Solar Co-op


Our series on the rapid growth of solar power in Minnesota continues this morning with a look at solar opportunities for people in the Bemidji area.

Our guests were Anna Carlson - Assistant Professor at Bemidji State University’s Center for Sustainability Studies and Minnesota program director for Solar United Neighbors Virginia Rutter, a national organization that helps people and businesses plan and develop solar power in their communities.  Virginia is working with Anna Carlson and others to build the Bemidji Solar Co-op. They are also beginning meetings on an Iron Range Solar Co-op that includes communites on Hwy 169 from Grand Rapids to Ely.