ENERGY: Major Solar Plant Breaks Ground In Bucks

yellowsun.gifKYW: Ground will be broken in November for the 16?-acre plant at the base of Waste Management’s GROWS landfill in Falls Township.Tim Brown is a spokesman for Exelon, which is partnering with the German firm Epuron and SunTechnics Energy Systems. “We’re gonna have 17,000 solar panels, which is gonna result in the fourth largest solar project in the country.” Governor Rendell is hoping it will spur the legislature to pass his proposed energy independence initiative. “The impact of this for the environment is obvious.The impact for helping us free our dependence on foreign natural gas and oil is dramatic and the impact for our economy is dramatic.” The plant is scheduled to go online next spring.

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