Construction is well underway for Cooperative Solar Farm One. Crews are driving steel posts into the ground and attaching solar panels.
The farm should be operating by November. When completed, the not-for-profit solar farm will feature 32,300 panels spread over 60 acres. It will be one of the largest solar farms in Kentucky
You can see Cooperative Solar Farm One being built as you travel along Interstate 64. The farm is located approximately 10 miles east of Lexington, on the south side of the interstate. Keep an eye out for our sign!
Cooking in the summer can be unbearable, and the last thing you want to do on the hottest, most humid days is turn on the oven to make dinner. Your air conditioner works extra hard during summer months to keep your home cool, so why not give it a break with easy, efficient, no-bake recipes. The recipes below are meant to help you make a delicious meal for your family, without breaking a sweat!
As of 11:30 p.m., we have 26 outages affecting 370 members. Our operations personnel will continue working to restore power. For specific outage information, be sure to visit our outage viewer. Simply click on the specific outage and all known information will be available.
While reading their electric bill insert, co-op members Bob and Jan Swope learned how to cash in on the 30-year-old refrigerator they were replacing with a new ENERGY STAR appliance.
“Ironically, I had just been quoted a cost of $150 to haul my old refrigerator off,” said Bob. By making a call to the co-op, the Swopes were paid $50 to recycle their old, energy-wasting refrigerator and have it hauled away at no charge.
On Thursday, June 1, Blue Grass Energy welcomed a crowd of nearly 700 members and their families to the cooperative’s 80th annual meeting, held at the Keeneland Entertainment Barn in Lexington, Kentucky.
The crowd of over 1,500 was treated to a meeting geared towards families with several children’s activities, which varied from bounce houses to video games.
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Construction is under way on a 60-acre solar farm in Kentucky, and Blue Grass Energy’s members will have an opportunity reap the benefits for their home or business.
Blue Grass Energy and the 15 other co-ops of Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives are partnering to build the not-for-profit Cooperative Solar Farm One, which will feature 32,300 solar panels when it is completed in November.
Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives is a national network of electric cooperatives across 46 states that provides resources and leverages partnerships to help member cooperatives and their employees better engage and serve their members. By working together, Touchstone Energy cooperatives stand as a source of power and information to their 32 million member-owners every day.