Leadville bus barn to get solar panels

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County will begin the installation of a solar photovoltaic array at the ECO Transit Bus Barn Building in Leadville. The project is expected to be completed and operational by the end of October.Cost of the project will total $43,990, with funding coming from ECO Transit. Active Energies of Minturn was selected to construct the 14 kilowatt project. The new system is expected to generate 100 percent of the electricity needs of the facility, and will pay for itself in approximately 11 years.Upon completion, Eagle County will have five rooftop solar projects in service, including:• Eagle County …

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