LUM Solar Energy Initiative – 3rd Year Savings


So Far $14,500 Saved | $4,852 Saved in 2021


The LUM Solar Energy Initiative was switched on three years ago. The amount of energy generated daily has been substantial.

In addition to the environmental benefits of going solar, the savings to LUM has been close to $5,000 per year.

These savings include a reduction in energy needed as well as revenue from trading Solar Renewable Energy Credits.


To date, the LUM Office building has generated…

  • More than $14,500 worth of electricity, the equivalent of…
  • 100 megawatts of solar energy
  • 155,191.5 pounds of carbon dioxide were NOT emitted, the equivalent of…
  • 2,168 trees being planted

In 2021, the LUM Office building generated…

  • $4,852 worth of electricity, the equivalent of…
  • 32.9 megawatts of solar energy
  • 51,058 pounds of carbon dioxide were NOT emitted, the equivalent of…
  • 713 trees being planted

The money saved ($14,749.24) has been reinvested in LUM programs & services in support of local families, children and individuals experiencing homelessness. LUM plans on expanding this solar energy initiative in the future. Stay tuned.

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