Newberry Observer

First step to new industrial scale solar farm

NEWBERRY — Newberry County Council has passed first reading to rezone 510 acres portion of 531 acres of land, near Silverstreet, from Rural (R2) to Industrial (Ind.) for the use of an industrial scale solar farm.

To read the rest of the story, pick up a Wednesday, August, 8, 2018 edition of The Newberry Observer or all 803-768-3118.

Justin LaRoche discusses the industrial scale solar farm project.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_DSC_0457.jpgJustin LaRoche discusses the industrial scale solar farm project. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Miriam Atria (center) presented County Council with a framed copy of a story on Newberry County that appeared in the Atlanta Social Season. Also pictured, County Administrator Wayne Adams (left) and Chairman Henry Livingston (right).
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_DSC_0455.jpgMiriam Atria (center) presented County Council with a framed copy of a story on Newberry County that appeared in the Atlanta Social Season. Also pictured, County Administrator Wayne Adams (left) and Chairman Henry Livingston (right). Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

By Andrew Wigger

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