Ribbon cutting held for new Neighborhood Solar Project in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – Southeast Missouri State University and Ameren Missouri hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of Ameren Missouri’s Neighborhood Solar Project, providing power to 130 homes in Cape Girardeau.

Covering the parking lot with shade for the Show Me Center. Construction began in October of 2021, and it came into service in July of 2022.

The 3,500 solar modules will provide enough energy to power the 130 homes in Cape Girardeau for a year.

The Neighborhood Solar Program is part of Ameren Missouri’s larger Smart Energy Plan that launched in 2019. It aims to create cleaner and more reliable energy for its 1.2 million electric customers statewide.

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