Solar energy system dedication planned in Monroe
Dedication ceremony planned for solar energy system on grounds of Monroe religious community
A dedication ceremony will take place Friday for a solar energy system installed on the grounds of a religious community in Monroe.
The 518-kilowatt system is on the Immaculate Heart of Mary Motherhouse Campus. It cost $2.6 million and consists of more than 2,000 photovoltaic modules. It covers three acres and links to the DTE Energy electric grid.
DTE's SolarCurrents program is installing enough photovoltaic systems in southeastern Michigan to generate 15 megawatts of electricity by 2015, enough to supply power to about 2,000 homes. The equipment is being placed at company facilities or on customers' property or rooftops.
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