Solar Cascade Logo
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Solar Cascade on Twitter
Home   |   Contact Us

Solar Cascade working to donate installations to schools, nonprofits

Business First by Jeff Bell, Staff reporter
Date: Friday, September 28, 2012, 6:00am EDT

Solar energy developer Tom Van Cleef has an idea he hopes will blossom into free solar power for schools and groups that can’t afford the upfront cost of undertaking alternative energy projects.

The owner of Worthington-based Shine on Solar Solutions has created Solar Cascade, a nonprofit that will donate solar power systems to schools, universities, hospitals and nonprofit groups. Van Cleef said he has had preliminary talks with Worthington City Schools administrators about placing solar arrays on several schools in the district.

Solar Cascade would raise money from corporations and other donors to cover the cost of the installations, and ...

Click here to read the full article