December 04, 2023

Shepherd’s Run Solar Farm In Columbia County Seeks Approval After 6 Years

The Shepherd’s Run solar farm proposal in Columbia County, initially proposed in 2017, is expected to include 220 acres of panels and provide enough electricity for 15,000 homes, In 2020 as opposition arose, a group of concerned locals created Friends of Columbia Solar to help support the project. The project is now being reviewed by the state’s Office of Renewable Energy. David Grubin of the Third Act talks with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine about why the solar project is important to the effort to control global warming.

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