Community solar company SunShare has been awarded six community PV installations by Xcel Energy in Colorado, with the pipeline featuring an installed generation capacity of 12MW.
SunShare was selected in a bidding process and will be able to provide reliable energy to more than 2,500 residential homes in the Denver metro area, as well as additional municipal, governmental, and educational groups.
The six projects will service approximately 2,600 subscribers upon completion, with construction expected to begin in 2019. SunShare expects the individual solar gardens to be located in Jefferson County, Adams County, and Arapahoe County.
David Amster-Olszewski, SunShare’s founder and CEO, said: “We’re very proud that SunShare will be able to continue our mission of bringing community solar to residential customers. We look forward to building our first 100% residential community solar gardens in Colorado and appreciate Xcel Energy’s commitment to this program.