Benton County celebrates new solar project

A new renewable energy project is complete in Corvallis, generating clean, renewable energy, and supporting a good cause. Benton County hosted a ribbon-cutting event on April 22, 2022 in celebration of the new solar project. Community members and special guests joined representatives from Pacific Power and Pacific Power’s Blue Sky program, which helped fund the installation through a Blue Sky funding award. The event featured the unveiling of a sign on the Law Enforcement Center that allows community members to access real-time data from the solar array.

Pictured left to right: Sheriff Jef Van Arsdall, Captain Joel Goodwin, Commissioner Nancy Wyse.