Cleaning products maker ECOS subscribes to solar farm in California

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November 24 (Renewables Now) - Plant-powered laundry detergents and cleaners producer ECOS announced today it has subscribed to a portion of the 3-MW Sheep Creek community solar farm in El Mirage, California.

Headquartered in Cypress, California, ECOS has been a carbon-neutral manufacturer since 2013, purchasing renewable energy certificates (RECs) to cover the entire consumption of its California facility.

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Sheep Creek, which is owned and operated by Catalyze, will feed electricity into the California electrical grid via Southern California Edison (SCE) infrastructure. It has a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) via SCE’s Community Renewables Program, according to information on Catalyze's website.

The subscription was made possible through Ampion Renewable Energy, a public benefit corporation that connects residents and businesses to local solar farms. Ampion has an existing partnership with Catalyze.

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