Fillmore County Solar Project

45 MW Solar

The Fillmore County Solar Project is a 45 megawatt (MW) solar development located in Fillmore County, Minnesota. The project will span approximately 474 acres and will be connected to the electric grid via a local substation. Fillmore County Solar is anticipated to positively impact the local economy by producing significant tax revenue, project construction and operations jobs, and annual contributions through a charitable fund.

Project Benefits

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$8.93 million in direct economic impact over the first 20 years of operations
$1.9 million in new tax revenue over the first 20 years of operations
150 construction and operations jobs
$225,000 in charitable giving during the first 20 years of operations
59,500 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions avoided annually during operations
13,200 the equivalent number of cars removed from the road for one year

*Environmental benefits calculated using the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator. Environmental benefits are singular, not additive. Economic benefits calculated based on National Grid Renewables models and current tax law for renewable energy facilities. Economic benefits represent estimated total impact over the first 20 years of operation. All project production, benefits, and amounts are estimates and not guaranteed. Information presented is subject to change.

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