Ameren’s “blocks” of solar energy have sold out, and the company is now creating a waitlist for future purchases. The St. Louis-based utility’s Lambert Community Solar Project is now in progress with a full slate of subscribers.
Residential customers and small businesses paid an extra $4 per month and a base fee of $25 to get 100 kilowatt-hour “blocks” of solar offsets. A little over 1,300 blocks were purchased in 55 days.
The project benefits individuals who want solar power but can’t get it on their own places of living because of installation costs, not having access to a roof and other factors.
The $2 million project will be located just north of St. Louis Lambert International Airport.
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