Topic: Energy

Electric Cars at the Mullis Center Sunday

Written on September 1, 2017 at 9:14 am, by

On Sunday there will be a free presentation, Around the World in “80 Days” via an Electric Car, at the Mullis Center. (Come for the Pancake Breakfast stay for the electric cars!). Presenter Alan Soule of Sebastopol, California will share his around the world adventure…  You are invited to a free (public) slide presentation at the  Continue Reading

Community Solar News

Written on July 26, 2017 at 5:44 am, by

Call to Artists: Design the Community Solar logo! OPALCO is planning our first Community Solar project to be installed on Decatur Island in 2018. This year is all about planning, talking to members and learning from the projects that our peers in the co-op world have already built. More than 1,200 members took a community  Continue Reading

San Juan County Scholars Shine at Regional Co-op Leadership Camp

Written on July 25, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Six San Juan County high-school students attended the Co-op Youth Rally at The College of Idaho as part of OPALCO’s Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth Scholarship Program. During the week-long leadership camp in July, four of the six students earned top scholarships ranging from $300-$600 from the Idaho Consumer-owned Utilities Association (ICUA), who hosts the camp.  Continue Reading

Community Solar Survey

Written on June 3, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

(Editor’s note: This post has been corrected. A previous version listed the power generation incorrectly) Community Solar Gives Everyone A Chance To Generate Clean, Green Local Power OPALCO has more than 220 Co-op members who generate their own power. With Community Solar, the rest of us will get a chance to purchase a piece of  Continue Reading