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Chambersburg Town Council to Discuss Sale of Solar Renewable Energy Credits

The Chambersburg Town Council is set to discuss the significant sale of Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) from the Chambersburg Solar Center during its upcoming meeting. This pivotal agenda item stands out among other topics slated for discussion, underscoring the borough’s commitment to green energy and environmental stewardship.

The meeting is Monday, February 26th with the meeting being called to order at 7PM. Public comment will follow shortly after.

The sale involves transferring SRECs to 3 Degrees Group Inc. and Green Trading Capital SPV I LLP, with the proposed terms setting a three-year average price at $33.75 for the upcoming Renewable Energy Credit reporting periods, covering June 1, 2024, to May 31, 2027. This agreement, subject to review by the Electric Department Solicitor and GDS Associates, marks a strategic step in leveraging Chambersburg’s solar energy capabilities to foster a more sustainable future.

The council’s decision on this matter will not only reflect Chambersburg’s dedication to renewable energy but also potentially set a precedent for similar initiatives within the region. By selling these credits, the borough acknowledges the importance of solar energy in its overall energy mix and provides a model for responsible environmental and fiscal governance.

Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to participate in the meeting, which promises to address a range of topics from routine borough affairs to strategic initiatives like the SRECs sale. The discussion is part of a broader agenda aimed at enhancing the borough’s infrastructure, public services, and environmental commitments.

The upcoming council meeting is an opportunity for the community to learn more about the borough’s energy strategies and to voice their opinions on the sale and its implications for Chambersburg’s future. As the borough continues to explore renewable energy opportunities, this meeting serves as a crucial platform for public engagement and decision-making in the pursuit of sustainable development.

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