18 Lancaster County Farms And Businesses Receive PA Solar Center Solar Energy Leadership Awards
PA Environment Digest
November 5, 2021
On November 4, the Pennsylvania Solar Center presented 18 Lancaster companies, farms, and organizations with the prestigious Lodestar Award, a distinction given to Pennsylvania entities who are leading the way in investing in clean and renewable solar energy.
Awardees were proud to accept the award at a virtual awards ceremony, and they included: RETTEW engineering design firm; U.S. Solar Development; Paradise Energy Solutions; Lancaster Travel Plaza; GT Discount Auto Parts; Universal Athletic Club; Shady Maple Farm Market; Belmont Solar; Slaymaker Electric and Automation; Prospect Self Storage; Cherry Crest Farm; MVE Group; Rohrer Seeds; Cherry Hill Orchards; Hershvale Farms; H&F Tire Service; The Cope Company Salt; Community Energy and The Kreider family farm for the Keystone Solar Project
“In the past years, it became obvious to us that the importance of Solar energy is key in turning the corner on climate change,” said Ben Zook, Innovator/Owner of Belmont Solar. “We at Belmont Solar worked hard to take away the obstacles for homeowners and businesses to make the solar decision, by providing more and better information and reducing the red-tape pressure from governments and utilities. This award confirms to us we are on the right track, and we are grateful and honored to receive this award. The PA Solar Center helps us stay on track to turning the corner and ‘do our share’. Thank you to the folks of the PA Solar Center.”
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