Renewable Co-operatives: What data should they track?

Co-ops bring renewable energy to communities, districts and consumers seeking alternative energy sources. A Cooperative owns and manages a portfolio of solar, wind and bioenergy through business models such as utility sponsored, special purpose entity (SPE) or non-profit model to operate assets. Some examples are SMUD, and University Park Community Solar. Capacity of America’s cooperatives have increased from 37 MW …