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ACCIONA wins approval to build 188-MW Fleming County solar farm for Amazon

June 2, 2021

This week, ACCIONA said it has received the go-ahead to construct its first Kentucky solar farm from the state’s siting board. The 188-MW Fleming County project is one of four in Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois that were part of a power purchase agreement with Amazon announced last year.

The project is a significant step forward for solar energy in Kentucky, and has the opportunity to more than double the installed solar capacity in Kentucky, according to data from the Solar Energy Industry Association and recently approved Kentucky projects.

The project was the first to go through the public hearing process now required for projects in the state.

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