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Saunders County approves solar farm construction near Yutan – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-05-24 13:09:56 –

Wahoo, Nebraska (AP) — A county committee in eastern Nebraska has approved a plan for the Omaha Public Power District to build the state’s first solar power plant.

Omaha World-Herald partners unanimously last week to approve a conditional permit for solar farms by the Saunders County Commission, despite local opposition to the project and a vote against the county’s Local Planning Commission. I reported that I voted.

OPPD announced in April that it had signed a contract to build a huge solar panel bank on 500 acres south of Utan. The project is Nebraska’s largest solar power plant and is the first step towards a utility’s plan to provide 600 megawatts of solar power.

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