Organic Valley secures 100% renewable power

| August 5, 2019

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The cooperative of organic farmers set a commitment in 2017 to reach 100% renewable power, and celebrated reaching the goal on August 1. The new facilities total 12.67 MWdc (megawatts direct current), and are a part of the Butter Solar Portfolio. Organic Valley collaborated with OneEnergy Renewables and the Upper Midwest Municipal Energy Group for help with improving its sustainability. The Butter Solar project will provide 23,000 people in 10 Midwest communities with reduced energy costs. Butter Solar is owned and operated by BluEarth Renewables US. Jamey Fitzgibbon, executive VP of engineering and construction at BluEarth Renewables, said, "With the construction of the entire Butter Solar Portfolio nearing completion, we are proud to partner with organizations such as Organic Valley and make these valuable solar projects a reality for the local communities.” "As we add more renewable energy to the power grid every day, we are committed to creating a more sustainable environment for generations to come." For the next 25 years, Organic Valley will buy renewable energy credits (RECs) from the three solar projects.

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