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Cottage Grove's BEC to harness power of solar


A new state solar rebate program has preliminarily allocated funds to outfit the Business Enterprise Center in Cottage Grove with a 40 kilowatt solar array, an installation city officials say will help promote the local “Go Green” movement.

The city partnered with Minneapolis-based construction firm Adolfson & Peterson, and earlier this year submitted an application to the Made in Minnesota Solar Thermal Rebate Program.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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