ALISO VIEJO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 6, 2023 / energy powera leading community solar power provider, today announced that it has received a Community-Driven Community Solar (CDCS) award from the Illinois Shine Program for a 5 MWac solar power project in Madison County, Illinois.
CDCS projects are awarded based on their commitment to providing direct and tangible benefits to the communities in which they operate, but the 2023 CDCS projects in the Ameren Illinois Public Works District are There were only 4 cases. To ensure these local benefits are achieved, Cenergy receives and manages tax-deductible charitable contributions in community solar projects for the benefit of the Edwardsville area community and its residents. , in partnership with Edwardsville Community Foundation (ECF), a distributing charitable trust.
As part of this partnership, Cenergy Power will donate at least $400,000 directly to ECF and $60,000 to Madison County to benefit local communities. Additionally, Cenergy and ECP will coordinate an awareness campaign of more than 20% electricity bill savings for local subscribers of clean energy generated by the project.
“The Edwardsville Community Foundation (ECF) is excited to work with Cenergy on a community-driven community solar (CDCS) project located in Madison County,” said ECF Chair Caryn Mefford. Along with physical and strategic benefits, this is consistent with ECF’s mission to continue to provide economic and job training benefits from Illinois’ growing and thriving renewable energy industry.”
Grounded in a deep sense of community, Cenergy Power’s mission is to educate local stakeholders about the economic and sustainability benefits of reliable clean energy projects.
Edwardsville Community Foundation
Edwardsville Community Foundation is a charitable organization serving the local communities of Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Hamel, Morro, Dorsey, Worden, and other surrounding areas.
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