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Tell Elkhart County Officials to Support the Elkhart County Solar Project 

Your Commissioners are voting on approval of the Elkhart County Solar Project on September 19.  Solar supporters need to email Commissioners and ask them to approve the project. 

Solar energy is affordable and new solar farms bring economic development and growth to nearby communities. It’s happening all over Indiana and can happen here too!

Local Benefits of Elkhart County Solar Project:

  • Low-cost solar electricity for 18,900 Hoosier homes.

  • $22 million in tax revenue to the County, Benton Township and Fairfield Community School Corporation over the 35-year life of the project.  That’s money that can be used for our schools, roads, highspeed Internet, and more.

  • $830,000 economic development payments to the County.

Tell Your Elected Officials  - Vote Yes on the Elkhart Solar Project

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Solar Brings Economic Growth to Nearby Communities

Solar farms provide farmers and surrounding communities a new source of income and revenue.  Hoosier counties that open the door to solar are welcoming economic opportunity ad growth.

Schools

  • Over 10 years, Randolph Southern Schools benefited with $1 million in capital infusion from renewable energy projects

  • Between 2008 and 2018, taxes on Benton County renewable energy projects have allowed the county to give $3 million to schools

 

Rural High-speed Internet

 

  • Border-to-border broadband service for Randolph County residents, funded by $4 million in renewable energy payments

  • Three-county project in western Indiana delivering fiber direct-to-home for 75% of the population

County Services and Infrastructure

  • EDP Renewables committed $300,000 to support local community projects in White County, which will go to support volunteer fire departments, community parks, downtown beautification, and more

  • Between 2008 and 2018, taxes on Benton County wind farms have allowed the county to give more money to medical services and $35 million for new roads
     

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