News - Sauk Valley

Dixon Public Schools mulling offer to install solar panels; could save it nearly $2M over 25 years

Board of education looking to discuss issue during October meeting, vote expected on Nov. 16

A view of the solar panels at Reagan Middle School in Dixon. An energy consortium is proposing to install solar arrays at all the district schools in exchange for joining its power purchasing partnership.
This is the existing solar array at Reagan Middle School in Dixon. An energy consortium is proposing to install solar arrays at all the schools in exchange for becoming a partner in its power purchasing agreements.
A view of the crenelated tower and profile of the Dixon High School rooftop from street level.
A view of the Dixon High School roof from the heights to the west of the school.
Troy Taylor

Troy E. Taylor

Was named editor for Saukvalley.com and the Gazette and Telegraph in 2021. An Illinois native, he has been a reporter or editor in daily newspapers since 1989.