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$25 million solar project now producing electricity


April 23, 2017

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (AP) — A $25 million solar project in Fort Rucker is now producing electricity.

The 115,000 solar panel installed in the post absorbed the sunlight and converted it to electricity, the Dothan Eagle ( reported. The panels can convert the sunlight into 10 megawatts of electricity to help boost enough power into about 1,000 homes.

Fort Rucker, Alabama Power and the Army's Office of Energy Initiative officials gathered Thursday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility.

"This is a first step toward energy resiliency," said Col. Shannon Miller, Fort...

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