By Jerry Purvis, Scottsbluff Star Herald
A new source of electricity will soon be available to Scottsbluff residents and businesses when a 4.6 megawatt solar project comes online by the end of the year. Construction on the solar array should begin during the summer of 2019 at the southeast edge of the Landers Soccer Complex north of Scottsbluff. The array will include more than 14,000 solar panels that will track the sun throughout the day . . . NPPD has entered into a 25-year purchase agreement with solar finance and development firm Sol Systems for a fixed solar electricity rate of 5.19 cents per kilowatt hour. Continue reading here.
Photo: Scottsbluff’s 112-kilowatt solar array at NPPD offices.
NPPD’s Scottsbluff solar project performing as expected, NPPD News Release