8,000 Panel Solar Farm Has Been Approved Near Civic Center Drive
Have you ever driven by one those fields that chock full of those super-long rows of solar panels? They're called 'solar farms' and it looks like a pretty good sized one is heading to Maine's capital city.
According to the Kennebec Journal, the solar farm would produce about 2.5 megawatts of electricity and would provide the power to an 'unnamed Maine business'. Chris Byers from Boyle Associates in Portland is representing the company that is planning to undertake this project. Byers says that the overall goal is to provide a benefit to Mainers. And while he says he can't currently disclose which Maine company will be receiving all the generated power, he does say that this is different from other Maine solar farm projects that seek to produce the power and then ship it out of state.
The solar farm will be located off of Civic Center Drive
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