It might seem that solar companies are the biggest stakeholders and most impacted by any new regulations, but that’s not necessarily true. Weld County and its landowners will bear the brunt of any changes.

The reason for landowner interest in solar always came back to their love of agriculture and family, not just profits or a hatred of fossil fuels.

Solar development gives the family an opportunity to make enough money to keep it.

SunShare worked with one Weld county family to design a community solar garden that will produce 3 to 4 megawatts of energy on its family’s land.

Graham Carr said his development team and the leadership at SunShare listened to his vision, were patient as he dealt with his wife Paula’s declining health, and were sympathetic when she died. SunShare, without any prompting, decided to name the project, “The Paula Carr Memorial Community Solar Garden.”

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