Sandhills Energy laying groundwork for 40-megawatt solar project near Sidney

 Amanda Tafolla-Sutton, The Sidney Sun-Telegraph

A developer with Sandhills Energy LLC., came before the Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday to request permits granting solar utility transmission. Chuck Hassebrook, Vice President for Project Development with Sandhills Energy came before the board to request permits for a project he projected could bring in $150,000, over 30 years, in tax revenue for Cheyenne County, while creating a few permanent jobs. The project is a 40-megawatt solar [array], located two miles north [of] Sidney. Hassebrook said the project would take 50 million dollars to build. Continue reading.