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As costs drop, solar projects get attention

Written by Mike Konz, Kearney Hub Managing Editor

The Kearney project, at $11 million and 5.8 megawatts, will be the largest solar array in Nebraska when its solar panels spanning 53 acres go online in the fall. The Kearney project is among community solar projects that are flying off the drawing board as creative partnerships, technological advancements and other factors have turned solar into a cost-effective, long-term alternative among renewable energy sources. Read the entire article here.

Photo: Chicago-based SoCore Energy will build Kearney’s community solar project. The company recently partnered on the Dairyland Power Cooperative’s solar array in Wisconsin, which received a “Project of Distinction” award at the 2016 PV Conference & Expo in Chicago. The award recognizes the best photovoltaic projects in the Midwest. Dairyland Power Cooperative and its project partners — SoCore Energy, Faith Technologies Inc. and Distribu-Gen Cooperative — were recognized for Dairyland’s 18 MW solar portfolio. The 14 sites in the portfolio are spread across Wisconsin and Iowa, with installations ranging from 600 kilowatts to 2.75 megawatts in size. – Source: SoCore Energy Blog

Software company to bring more jobs to Kearney area when it becomes first firm to locate at new tech park

World-Herald News Service

Photo: Nebraska TV

Photo: Nebraska TV

Excerpt
KEARNEY, Neb. — A local software company will bring more technology jobs to the area when it becomes the first to locate to Tech oNE Crossing tech park in northeast Kearney. Xpanxion, a global software development company founded by Loup City native Paul Eurek, will be moving both of its Kearney offices to the tech park at 56th Street and Antelope Avenue . . . Though Xpanxion will be the first company at Tech oNE Crossing, it could soon have neighbors. In April, the City Council approved an option agreement between the city and Infigen Energy for a proposed solar power facility on 53 acres at the south end of Tech oNE Crossing. The international renewable energy company is evaluating Kearney as a possible site for a $20 million solar energy production facility.

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ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING/VIEWING
Xpanxion Set for Expansion, by Jon Jankowski, Nebraska TV
Xpanxion will become first tenant at Tech oNE Crossing, by Ashley White, Kearney Hub