Inside Belleville - 539 Co-operative proposes rooftop solar system atop Keeler Centre

May 22, 2015

 A renewable energy co-operative is prepared to pay $10,000 a year to lease space at the Keeler Centre for a rooftop solar photovoltaic system it will install for under $1 million.

The proposal presented by Tony Walker and Richard Tyssen of Community Power Northumberland (CPN) to council May 19 is for a 20-and-a-half year lease, with an option to renew, to operate a system that will produce between 350 to 400 kilowatts.

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