Dan Bammes - KUER
Three houses of worship in the Park City area are among 22 facilities with new solar power installations funded by Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky program.
The Blue Sky program allows customers to pay extra on their power bills to support the development of renewable energy projects.
From that money, Rocky Mountain Power provided 35-thousand dollar grants to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church and Reform synagogue Temple Har Shalom.
Lynn Suksdorf, the executive director of Temple Har Shalom, says their 36 solar panels have provided about nine percent of their electricity since they were installed in March.
“We’ve offset more than four thousand pounds in energy consumption," Suksdorf tells KUER. "We are proud to be part of that program and improve the environment.” (...)
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