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Solar project bringing lots of jobs to NCWV


FAIRMONT, W.Va (WDTV) - A large-scale utility solar project is bringing lots of jobs to north-central West Virginia.

Mon Power says it has hired the more than 100 labor union workers to help build its first of five solar fields that will help bolster and diversify the region’s energy mix.

The first solar site is located next to the Fort Martin Power Station in Monongalia County.

Workers recently finished installing nearly 50,000 solar panels and are now completing the electrical wiring.

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