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November 9, 2023

Hummingbird Community Solar Project

Hummingbird Community Solar Project

GRuB is stoked to be a part of the Hummingbird Project, a community solar panel project that helps provide solar panels to those who might otherwise not be able to have access to this alternative form of sustainable energy.

The Hummingbird Project is a 100 kW community solar system atop the Hands on Children's Museum in Olympia. The project will feature 297 solar panels, online production tracking that shows how much energy the system is generating, and an educational display for the museum visitors! Read more about the project including comments from Mayor Selby in The Olympian.

Ownership of the project is publicly available in $300 solar units. Each solar unit represents ⅓ of a solar panel and there are 800 units in total. Enrollment ends on November 1st. Please support (non-profit partner) by donating a solar unit through Olympia Community Solar’s webpage.

Hummingbird will bring long-term energy cost savings to the Museum, significantly reduce pollution, and provide educational opportunities for all ages and demographics! 

With your donation to this excellent project, GRuB also receives donated solar panels! We've been gifted 14 solar arrays so far (thank you!!), but it's not too late to donate more!

Their goal is to enroll 110 more units by November 1st. Let's help make that happen!!

Click here to donate, sign up, or learn more.

AND! Be sure to check out these stories that feature this amazing project!

SoJournalist article

Thurston Talk article

Journal of Olympia, Lacey, and Tumwater (JOLT) article

Olympia Standard Podcast interview

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