A Florida-based energy company has secured a power purchase agreement with the Tennessee Valley Authority and hopes to have an 80 megawatt solar power facility operational in Lauderdale County sometime in 2016.

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Paul Chau

The development project to build a solar energy storage plant would require a lot of time and money as well. However, since solar has proven itself as a highly beneficial alternative energy source, the project would be worth every investment spent. There is demand for this energy resource, thus the facility needs to be built to support the cause in the long run.

Marcio Wilges

Whenever I think about solar facilities, I imagine that the company will be commissioning a big neon sign to tell people just how many watts of energy they've produced. It would be great advertising against the traditional power companies that are using less sustainable means that the solar companies are able to produce so much energy renewably!

Stephen Giderson

I'm feeling very proud and heartened that there are so many developments on solar facilities and renewable energy storage around the world. It shows that there's a big commitment to move to more environmentally friendly energy production methods these days and perhaps there's hope for our planet yet...

James Davis

How much is TVA paying homeowners for solar power now??? Is it twenty bucks, up from seven-fifty?

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