POR Virgil Boggess March 22, 2009

Solar Power

VIRGIL BOGGESS OPENED Atlasta Solar Center, 2923 North Ave., in April 1979. It was the first solar retail center in the Grand Valley. “Essentially I could be called a pioneer. We just learned on the job. We made all the mistakes,” Boggess said.



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VIRGIL BOGGESS OPENED Atlasta Solar Center, 2923 North Ave., in April 1979. It was the first solar retail center in the Grand Valley. “Essentially I could be called a pioneer. We just learned on the job. We made all the mistakes,” Boggess said.

The year was 1979. Jimmy Carter was president. Virgil Boggess had moved to the Grand Valley from Evergreen with his wife and was looking for a new career. Virgil read an article that the…




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