2-MW solar expansion project going in at retirement community in Elizabethtown

By Kelly Pickerel Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, is in the midst of constructing a 2-MW solar photovoltaic system, adding to an existing 1-MW solar array. Once the project is complete in February, after more than a decade of investing in clean energy, the not-for-profit continuing care retirement community will produce 23 to 25% of its electricity using a mix of solar panels and microturbines. The array will be one of the largest solar arrays of any retirement community in the United States, and it will save Masonic Village $250,000 annually in electricity costs.
“This project enables Masonic Village to build upon its existing

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