Solar to lower power bills 4.6% at Arkansas co-op

Solar to lower power bills 4.6% at Arkansas co-op

After adding enough solar capacity to reduce its costly peak load by about 30%, an Arkansas utility plans to cut electric bills by 4.6%.

And in an “exciting development around here, because we’re a small town in southern Arkansas,” said Cayce, Aerojet has started a major expansion that will employ 400 people, and will use all the solar power generated on site. Cayce counts the low cost of solar power, “which is much cheaper than the power we were selling them,” as a key factor in Aerojet’s decision to expand.

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