C2 Energy is proud to provide solar energy to Land O’Lakes Inc. The farmer-owned agricultural cooperative is a new subscriber to three solar community gardening projects near their headquarters in Saint Paul, Minnesota. With a total output of 4 megawatts, this joint solar park will now supply members of the Land O ‘Lakes Coop with clean, renewable energy for more sustainable agriculture. As one of the largest farmer-owned agricultural cooperatives in the United States, Land O’Lakes, Inc. is committed to sustainability and combines its efforts to manage the entire food system. C2 Energy Capital’s renewable energy project portfolio includes over 120 operational projects in 16 states, including landfill solar, distributed generation, commercial and industrial, large-scale and municipal solar.
C2 Energy Capital’s three municipal solar projects generate clean energy for
Land O’Lakes near its headquarters and supports the company’s sustainability initiatives
NEW YORK, Nov 10, 2020 – C2 Energy Capital LLC, a rapidly growing renewable energy and storage investor, announced that Land O’Lakes, Inc. is subscribing to three of its completed farmer-owned community solar garden projects near the farm-home farm is headquartered in Minnesota. Providing resources for farmers to mitigate environmental impacts while increasing profit margins, Land O’Lakes subscribes to the clean power generated by the community’s solar gardens owned and owned by C2 Energy Capital near Woodbury, Minnesota operate.
“Land O’Lakes’ efforts to support farmers, retailers and food companies are impressive. We are delighted to be working with an organization that shares the same quality values and creates a win-win situation for its members and the environment.” says Candice Michalowicz, co-founder and executive member of C2 Energy Capital.
The collaborative solar projects total over 4 megawatts in size and will be installed with SolarEdge inverter technology, which is known for maximizing the project’s energy yields and providing the most advanced security for a quick shutdown. The site’s solar energy production is expected to produce more than 2,000,000 kilowatt hours per year. This corresponds to an annual compensation of 1,537 tons of greenhouse gas emissions or an amount of carbon sequestrants of 1,847 acres of forest in one year.
As one of the largest farmer-owned agricultural cooperatives in the United States, Land O’Lakes, Inc. launched the Truterra Sustainability Solutions business unit in 2016 to advance its food system management and economies of scale efforts.
“Within agriculture, our responsibility is defined by the continuous improvement of the air, soil, water and the protection of our natural resources for generations to come,” said Bryan Crane, senior manager of raw material and energy risk at Land O’Lakes. “We have seen firsthand that C2 Energy Capital shares the same ongoing commitment to building, maintaining and operating its solar parks, and we are confident that we will be in good hands for decades to come.”
C2 Energy Capital’s renewable energy project portfolio includes over 120 operational projects in 16 states, including landfill solar, decentralized generation, commercial and industrial, large-scale and municipal solar projects. C2 Energy Capital has extensive knowledge in the financing and development of solar projects and can look back on decades of success in the acquisition, development and completion of projects.
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ABOUT LAND O “LAKES, INC.
Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of the leading agri-food companies in America, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations spanning the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer products. With annual sales of $ 14 billion in 2019, Land O’Lakes is one of the largest cooperatives in the country and # 212 on the Fortune 500.Building on more than 99 years of service, Land O’Lakes now operates some of the most prestigious Agriculture and food manufacturing brands and companies including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United, and Truterra, LLC. The company operates in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Land O’Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, Minn.
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