Graham Sustainability Institute

Clean Energy in Michigan Series | Cadillac Community Solar (No. 5)

April 2020

This case study describes a ½ MW solar energy installation located in Cadillac, Michigan, on the site of a manufacturing facility destroyed by fire in 2013. A prime example of brownfield redevelopment for renewable energy, it is a 5-acre project on a 20-acre site that required remediation of rubble, lead, PCE, and asbestos. The project is expected to become operational in 2020. The case study is one of four produced by a 2019 Dow Fellows team.