Construction gets underway on second array of Solar Share program

Posted | February 27, 2020

Our Solar Share program continues its rapid growth. The third array is close to 50% subscribed, and construction is underway on the second array, which is due to be completed and in operation this summer, weather permitting. Each 500-kilowatt section is made up of 1,400 solar panels.

The Solar Share program provides the opportunity for KU and LG&E customers to support local solar energy without the cost and maintenance of installing a private system. Visit to sign up. There is no enrollment fee; you simply choose a subscription level and pay a monthly fee of $5.55 for each 250-watt share (or choose a one-time charge of $799, which covers participation for 25 years). You’ll get a credit on your monthly bill based on your subscription level and the amount of energy produced by the Solar Share facility. Go to to watch live as the facility generates power.

The Solar Share site – located just off I-64 in Shelby County, Kentucky – will ultimately be a four-megawatt facility consisting of eight solar arrays.