Solar farm proposal presented to planning commission
Vesper states project would bring $14.8 million tax revenue over lifetime
December 14, 2023
COLFAX — Vesper Energy, a company located in Dallas, Texas, gave a presentation to the Whitman County Planning Commission on Wednesday, Dec. 6., about plans for a solar farm in Whitman County.
The company is looking at 560 acres for the project and plans a 100-megawatt solar farm with lithium-ion battery storage for over five to ten acres.
Vesper Energy Community Affairs Manager Alex Rohr said that the project, called Daystar Renewable Energy, is a solar and energy storage project.
“The goal would be to have 100 megawatts of solar and 100 megawatts of storage,” Rohr said, noting that...