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Oregon Clears The Way For Community Solar Projects

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Maybe you're totally sold on solar power, but you can't afford to install panels on your house. 

There IS an option for you, and that is community solar installations. 

Oregon law allows groups of people to buy shares in a solar installation on public or shared property. 

It's a way to get the benefits of solar for the planet, without the burden of shouldering all the upfront costs alone.  We get an overview of community solar, which is rolling out slowly in Oregon so far.  
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and marked his tenth anniversary as the full-time host of the Jefferson Exchange at the end of 2019. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for 35 years, working in both television and radio.
John Baxter's history at JPR reaches back three decades.  John was the JPR program director who was the architect of "the split" when JPR grew from a single program stream to three separate streams. We coaxed him out of retirement and he's now a co-producer of the Jefferson Exchange.