MCE becomes first CCA to require pollinator-friendly solar projects

MCE announced a pollinator program requirement designed to safeguard critical habitats. The organization became the first Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program that requires new solar project partners to plant pollinator-friendly ground cover throughout the project site and submit a pollinator scorecard every three years.

This new requirement — which applies to both our Feed-in Tariff program and power purchase agreements — will take even greater advantage of land where solar projects are built, ensuring that the space is used to generate clean energy for our customers, while providing much-needed habitat for pollinators such as monarch butterflies.

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MCE becomes first CCA to require pollinator-friendly solar projects, by Kelsey Misbrener, Solar Power World, February 13, 2020.

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