George Hiotis

Solar Farm Coming To Wilds Animal Preserve

by George Hiotis on October 4, 2010 at 7:19 am

It looks like some very good economic news will be announced Tuesday that will benefit Muskingum County.

At a stop in Chillicothe on Sunday, Congressman Zack Space said he would be announcing this week that a new solar field will be built in the 18th Congressional District.

WHIZ News has learned that the solar field will actually be built at the Wilds Animal Preserve in Muskingum County.

It would be the largest solar field  in the United States.

Unnamed sources have told us that the project will include more than 300 jobs and some proposed companion manufacturing could mean 300 or more additional jobs for the 18th District.

No one is talking on the record, but WHIZ News has learned that a news conference has been called for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday  at the Statehouse in Columbus.

WHIZ plans to have a news crew covering the event .