SnoPUD’s Planet Power to Fund Five Local Solar Projects

Source:, July 9 2019

Everett, WA – Snohomish County PUD’s Planet Power program recently awarded five local organizations funds for the construction of solar energy projects. Planet Power has focused on supporting organizations that provide community services and/or renewable energy education. The program was funded through voluntary contributions from PUD customers.

In this final round of grants, Planet Power awarded $260,000 to build five photovoltaic (PV) systems with more than 112 kilowatts of installed capacity.

The five organizations receiving Planet Power grant funds are the YMCA of Snohomish County, Snohomish County Fire District No. 22, Camp Killoqua-Camp Fire of Snohomish County, Farmer Frog, and Eagle Creek Elementary.

The projects will help each organization offset part of its energy usage and create renewable energy educational and training opportunities. For example:

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