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Clay County Supervisors ask planning commission to look at solar regulations

By Tony Herman, Hastings Tribune

The supervisors’ action Tuesday comes as Apex Clean Energy of Charlottesville, Virginia, is proposing the Big Allis Solar Project, a 305-megawatt solar project proposed for southwestern Clay County, which is anticipated to generate enough energy to power as many as 57,000 homes per year. Read more here.

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Solar project planned for southwest Clay County, Hastings Tribune, October 29, 2019
[Apex development manager Dylan Ikkala] pointed out that while 305 megawatts is a large project, it is only a small portion of the capacity through 22 solar projects planned across Nebraska. There are 3.2 gigawatts’ worth of solar projects planned in Nebraska for the next five years.

Cornhusker Harvest wind project advances

Seward County Independent

The Cornhusker Harvest wind farm project, owned by Apex Clean Energy out of Charlottesville, Virginia, is making advances to complete land lease agreements with residents of Saline County by year’s end. “Over 80% of agreements have been signed and that’s a very good milestone to be hitting,” Max Jabrixio, public engagement manager for Apex said. The project is to be located near the Tobias/Milligan area. According to project developer Dylan Ikkala, 25,000 of an estimated 32,000 acres of land have been aquired. Apex has been working on the land leasing portion of the project since 2016. Continue reading here.

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Data towers put wind farm one step closer

By Hope Moural, The Seward Independent

Dylan Ikkala

The Cornhusker Harvest wind farm project is one step closer to being built with three meteorological towers being put up near Tobias earlier this month. The farm, to be built on land in both Fillmore and Saline counties, is being headed by APEX Clean Energy based in Charlottesville, Virginia, and has been in the pre-construction stages since 2016. According to APEX project developer Dylan Ikkala, a total of eight towers are included in the project. Ground has yet to be broken on the project as the meteorological towers were needed to gather data. Continue reading here.