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Bringing Solar To Coal Country In Kentucky

Steve Hanley writes in CleanTechnica about a solar project in Martin County, Kentucky.

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The C3 Take
  • The Martin County Solar Project is a 200 megawatt solar farm that will sit on top of a retired coal mine and will be operated by Savion, a renewable energy company.
  • By being located on a coal mine the Solar Project will have easy access to existing transmission lines which will reduce costs for the construction of the solar farm.
  • Savien will also partner with the local community college to create a certificate program so that temporary workers who install the solar panels may be able to find work elsewhere.
  • The private sector is creating durable clean energy solutions that benefit our economy and environment.

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