Hattiesburg shines with massive new solar farms and jobs growth

by / Tuesday, 13 December 2016 / Published in News & Hot Topics
By BECKY GILLETTE / Hattiesburg Business Today

The greater Hattiesburg area is quickly becoming a solar hub of the state and region with two, $100-million solar farms covering 1,000 acres current under construction that are expected to come online producing 100 megawatts of electricity by the summer of 2017, said Chad E. Newell, president of the Area Development Partnership (ADP).

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