Lessons Learned from Collocated Utility and Community Scale Solar Programs

There are numerous benefits (and a few challenges) to collocating G&T-owned and distribution coop-owned community solar systems, especially in light of all-requirements contracts and renewable energy exclusions. This panel will review the benefits, constraints and lessons-learned in a highly successful solar program with Dairyland and several of its members.


  • Brad Seibert – Vice President, Next Generation Energy – NRTC
  • Eric Luesebrink – Senior Vice President, Development – ENGIE
  • Shannon Clark – CEO & General Manager – Richland Electric Cooperative 
  • Paul Gillis – Energy Management Engineer III – Dairyland Power Cooperative