Three New Solar Farms Planned for Kentucky to Power 1,300 Homes


Electric services provider, Duke Energy Corporation, recently revealed its plans of constructing three solar facilities in Northern Kentucky. These solar units will incorporate 31,500 solar panels and generate over 6.8 megawatts (MW) of electricity. Notably, these stations will directly serve the customers of Kentucky.

Out of the three units, Walton Solar Power Plants 1 & 2, will be built in Kenton County. The site will have 19,000 solar panels installed and the capability of generating more than 4 MW of electricity.The third one – Crittenden Solar Power Plant – will be located in Grant County and will incorporate 12,500 panels. This plant will produce more than 2.7 MW of electricity. The company has laid down plans of completing a major part of the construction by the end of 2017. On being operational, these plants will be able to offer electricity to almost 1,300 average-sized homes.

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