solar energy

Government
3:11 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

Fort Campbell to Break Ground on Solar Array Project This Month

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Fort Campbell is closer to breaking ground on an alternative energy project that will build the largest solar array in the state. 

Last week, project coordinators received the green light to break ground in two weeks’ time which will see installation of 5,814 solar modules on 25 acres generating over 2,466 megawatt-hours of electricity annually.  

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Environment
11:28 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Kentucky Regulators OK State’s First Utility-Scale Solar Array

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The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a 10 megawatt solar array,making it the first utility-scale solar energy system to be built in the commonwealth. It’ll be built near the Brown Power Plant in Mercer County, southwest of Lexington.

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Morning Cram
8:18 am
Mon November 5, 2012

The Morning Cram [campaign all-nighter edition]

Credit Ken Rudin

From NPR: Tomorrow, as those who follow politics probably know, is Election Day. The battle between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney has been contentious, expensive, personal, illuminating, ugly, frustrating, petty, enlightening and, above all, long. And it is expected to be close.

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Business
8:40 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Clarksville Semiconductor to Start Production in 2013

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A Clarksville, Tenn., semiconductor company should begin production of a critical base component of solar energy panels in 2013. Hemlock Semiconductor Director of Contract Manufacturing Terry Strange says construction has gone well on the $1.2 billion first phase of the project.

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