LUMPKIN, Georgia (AP) – Silicon Ranch Corp. has contracted Infrastructure and Power Options to construct a 100 megawatt photo voltaic farm in southwest Georgia.
Building is predicted to start instantly and be accomplished later this yr on the 850-acre web site in Stewart County.
The development firm mentioned it is going to rent 300 employees, most from Georgia, to construct the Lumpkin photo voltaic farm.
The photo voltaic farm is meant to supply electrical energy to Walton Electrical Membership Corp. to energy a Fb information middle in Newton County. It’s a part of 435 megawatts of photo voltaic growth to assist Fb’s Georgia operations. Infrastructure and Power Options constructed a 25-megawatt photo voltaic farm in Appling County as a part of that effort final yr.
Silicon Ranch is constructing or operates six photo voltaic services in Georgia. Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell PLC has a minority stake in Silicon Ranch, which relies in Nashville, Tennessee.
Georgia is without doubt one of the 10 states with the best put in photo voltaic capability, in line with the Photo voltaic Power Industries Affiliation
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