The final WiFi hookup with Chase (from Solar Barnraising, LLC) and Bob Condit, Facilities Team Coordinator at 3:30pm Sept. 30, 2021
The Solar Panel Installation Project – Finished – September 30!
Visioning Phase: The Entire Lockdown Year (and before)
Planning and Purchasing Phase: April-May 2021
Fundraising from the Congregation and the Installation of Panels Phase: June 23 – July 9 (As of 9/22/21, $21,900 raised of the $25,000 goal – Combined with a major gift from 2020)
Wiring and Electric Hook-up Phase: The Weeks of July 12 and July 19
Licensing and Government Approval Phase: August and September
Both of our buildings went “off-grid” the last week of September
All Electrical Use at First Presbyterian Church Durango is Generated by our Newly Installed Solar Panels. As of 09/30/2021 our Campus is Carbon Free!
The Finished Installation – September 2021
Inspector “Mark” making the Final LPEA and State Inspection with Lead Facilities Guy, Bob Condit
Chris Calwell, Master Planner, Fundraiser, Hard Worker, and all-around nice guy!
Sue Woll and Staff Member Melody Postoak at work
Part of the roof after finishing the installation with the FPC Steeple as seen from the Roof