Pacific Power helps fund solar at Rogue Valley airport

True South Solar of Ashland installed the solar array at the airport in Medford.

True South Solar of Ashland installed the solar array at the airport in Medford. 

Funding from Pacific Power's Blue Sky grant program helped pay for a 15-kilowatt solar installation at the Rogue Valley International Airport in Medford.

The SolarWorld-made panels and power inverters from Advanced Energy's Bend operations were installed by Ashland-based True South Solar.

“The Rogue Valley International Airport’s new solar canopies represent a significant first step toward a more sustainable on-site energy sources for our growing regional airport,” shares Eric Hansen, general manager of True South Solar, in a press release.

The Blue Sky grant program is funded by Pacific Power customers who elect to support renewable energy projects with a monthly charge on their bill. Pacific Power is the utility operated by Portland-based PacifiCorp.

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