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Ypsilanti, Michigan’s SolarYpsi Project

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 05, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Jennifer Shockley last modified Jan 04, 2012

In 2005 SolarYpsi’s founder, Dave Strenski, was awarded a grant to install solar panels in Ypsilanti, Michigan at the Ypsilanti Food Co-Op. It was a demonstration project with 4 photovoltaic panels wired in the store. In 2008 two more grants were given to SolarYpsi from the State of Michigan which has allowed the project to [...]




 

 

In 2005 SolarYpsi’s founder, Dave Strenski, was awarded a grant to install solar panels in Ypsilanti, Michigan at the Ypsilanti Food Co-Op. It was a demonstration project with 4 photovoltaic panels wired in the store.

Ypsi Co-Op

In 2008 two more grants were given to SolarYpsi from the State of Michigan which has allowed the project to evolve into a wide-spread volunteer program through Ypsilanti with an additional nine businesses and the implementation of many more solar panels.

AATA Bus Stop

The places that have benefited from grants with new solar panels are:

  • 280 Beller’s Court where a kit installation produces one-third to one-half of the electrical needs of the home
  • AATA Bus Stop has one panel
  • Adams School which uses ten panels to produce 2.4kW of electricity
  • Corner Brewery which has 144 panels
  • River Street Bakery uses 30 panels and was installed in 2010
  • Bredernitz Professional Services showcases eleven panels and was installed in 2011
  • Ypsilanti City Hall and the Wireless Ypsi Solar Radio
  • 403 Huron Street, a three-apartment home which has 55 panels



 

 

 
 
 

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