Developer Gets Approval For Solar Farm East Of Valmeyer

It appears an eight-acre solar energy farm will soon be cropping up just east of new town Valmeyer. Borrego Solar Systems is set to lease the farm ground (30 acres in total located due east of the Valmeyer School) from Bob and Betty McNiel. On a sunny day the two-megawatt system will generate enough power... More on Developer Gets Approval For Solar Farm East Of Valmeyer »

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