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Governor fast tracks solar farm approval

WALLA WALLA — The Goose Prairie Solar project near Moxee was approved by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Inslee signed the Site Certification Agreement, agreeing with the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council’s recommendation to allow project construction, according to a state spokesperson.

The Site Certification Agreement allows OneEnergy Renewables to construct and operate an 80 megawatt solar powered generation facility in Yakima County.

The facility will use solar photovoltaic panels to convert energy from the sun into electric power. The panels are to tilt throughout the day to follow the sun and maxi...


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