Solar Garden – Carver County

Type: New Construction
Role: Developer, Owner
Building Space: 4-megawatt garden

Project Value: $18.7 Million
Financing: Conventional Loan, Solar Tax Credit Equity, and Owner Equity
Location: Mayer, MN
Year Completed

Overview / Details

Sherman Associates is pioneering a way for commercial real estate developers and operators to utilize solar energy.

Sherman has developed two solar gardens; a 4-megawatt garden in Carver County, and a 2.75-megawatt garden in Washington County. Both gardens provide clean renewable energy to Sherman-owned properties in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.

Sherman’s commitment to its mission includes the robust pursuit of initiatives that increase sustainability and make impactful changes for the environment.

The community, industry, and planet benefit when significant investment is made in green initiatives, like solar. Sherman is proud to forge this path in environmental sustainability and proud to make a difference.

This program speaks to the vision of Sherman Associates, in being uniquely able to develop, finance, and operate environmentally conscious and socially impactful projects with a long-term vision and commitment to the community.

“The solar power program makes Sherman Associates’ properties as conscientious and sustainable as possible. Right now, we think it’s the right thing to do. You start doing what you can do to keep your carbon footprint down.” -George Sherman, CEO, Sherman Associates