Dane County expands airport solar farm; project will supply 40% of electricity for county buildings

solar arrayFrom the Wisconsin State Journal, September 5, 2019.

Dane County and Madison Gas & Electric have expanded the size of a planned solar farm at the Dane County Regional Airport that would be the largest in the county.

The 9-megawatt solar farm, expected to come online next year pending federal approval, is expected to provide about 40% of the electricity to power county-owned buildings, saving the county about $137,000 a year.

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