Clarksville Solar Plant Ceremony

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville and Montgomery County officials held up blue road signs that read 'Solar Way' at a ceremony to kick off construction of Hemlock Semiconductor's $1.2 billion solar panel plant yesterday. Solar Way will be the name of the entry road to the plant. The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle reports the plant's construction will create more than 800 area jobs and is expected to employ around 500 full-time workers when it opens in 2012.