Mi Casa Resource Center welcomed friends and partners today to celebrate the completion of Mi Casa’s 40.5kW solar energy array, which will offset 24% of the agency’s total energy use at our Acoma Street home.
After a program including remarks from Stacey Simms of the Governor’s Energy Office, Doug Wells of Renewable Energy Ventures, Michele Weingarden of Greenprint Denver, Christine Marquez-Hudson and Benita Duran of Mi Casa, and Geronimo Adams, a graduate of Mi Casa’s Green Construction and Energy training program, we headed to the roof.
It’s not easy to put a ribbon across 180 solar PV panels, but we tried! At first we hesitated to take the group up to the roof – the only way up and down are ladders, which aren’t to be combined with high heels and dress clothes on a normal day. But our group was not to be deterred.
And the ribbon was cut on a beautiful, sunny Colorado day, with our panels pumping out energy in the background!
Governor’s Energy Office
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Doug Wells, Renewable Energy VenturesMi Casa would also like to thank:
Jon Sullivan, 303 Solar LLC
Mike Pardun, Renewable Technology Partners