Renewable energy – Cheap Solar Panels Sat, 04 Sep 2021 08:26:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Renewable energy – Cheap Solar Panels 32 32 New Clearloop Solar Farm Breaks Ground, Prepares to Power Jackson Homes with Solar Power Sat, 04 Sep 2021 02:01:11 +0000

Clear blue skies and golden sunlight greeted attendees at Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony for Jackson’s new renewable energy source, the Clearloop Solar Farm.

A start-up developed by Clearloop CEO Laura Zapata, former Governor Phil Bredesen and renewable energy entrepreneur Bob Corney, the company has set a goal of producing 1 million watts of solar power on their property. from highway 70.

Thanks to the investments of many companies in the project, this goal is set to become a reality as around 2,300 solar panels are preparing to be installed.

The energy, which will be pumped into the Jackson Energy Authority and dispersed throughout the city, will power 200 homes in Jackson over the next 40 years.

Laura Zapata, Co-Founder and CEO of Clearloop, speaks at the groundbreaking Clearloop 1 Megawatt Solar Farm event on Thursday, September 2, 2021 in Jackson, Tenn.

“We’re really excited,” said Zapata, who smiled as she pointed to the huge field behind her. “We are launching our very first solar project right here in Jackson, Tennessee… Jackson has very sunny skies, flat land and a really welcoming community. People here have been very receptive to the idea that we can do these solar projects. “