Solar Projects Welcomed And Opposed In Two Northeast Texas Counties

Solar farm developers are looking at Northeast Texas for three new projects in the year ahead. And they’re getting mixed reactions.

By Scott MorganJanuary 4, 2019 9:30 am,

From KETR:

European solar project developers want to build two large-scale solar farms in Fannin County and another in Van Zandt County. A 900-acre facility near Bonham would have a sister site in neighboring Gober, and each could bring hundreds of construction jobs and about two dozen permanent jobs to Fannin County.

An almost identical scale project is also on tap for Van Zandt County. But unlike the welcome Fannin County is rolling out for solar development, some residents of Van Zandt County are none too happy with the prospect of 400,000 solar panels in Canton.

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