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Environews: Utah gets utility-scale solar

January 11, 2016

By Amy Brunvand
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-Amy Brunvand

In another first, Utah’s first utility-scale solar power plant has opened on private land near Parowan. The project was built by Scatec Solar, a Norwegian company, and the power produced will be sold to Rocky Mountain Power.

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