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SolAmerica Energy Launching Solar Operation in Edgefield County 

New Solar Project Bringing $13 Million of Capital Investment 

10/17/2017 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SolAmerica Energy, a full-service provider of solar energy, is launching a new operation in Edgefield County. This new 10-megawatt (MW) project is expected to bring approximately $13 million of new capital investment.

SolAmerica Energy develops, finances, constructs and operates commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects. Based in Atlanta, Ga., the company has built solar projects for many of the leading companies in the Southeast and has developed projects for nationally-recognized investors and owner-operators.

Located on Davis Road in Ridge Spring, S.C., the company’s new 10-MW solar farm is situated on approximately 100 acres and is expected to be operational by the third quarter of 2018. For more information on SolAmerica, visit the company’s website at www.solamericaenergy.com.

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“SolAmerica is excited to launch our latest South Carolina project in Edgefield County, which will be our largest project in the state to date. South Carolina is emerging as a leading solar market, and SolAmerica is proud to be part of the solar industry’s growth in the state. We appreciate the efforts of Edgefield County and SCE&G toward the project, and look forward to successfully bringing the Edgefield project online in the coming months.” –SolAmerica President George Mori

“South Carolina’s renewable energy sector continues to grow, and we’re excited about today’s announcement of SolAmerica’s new $13 million solar project. To see this new partnership continue to grow shows that the hard work of so many men and women will continue to benefit local communities and the state as a whole.” –Gov. Henry McMaster

“Investments like this one continue to grow South Carolina’s reputation as a top business destination for industries of all types. I’m proud to welcome SolAmerica’s new operation to Edgefield County and celebrate, not only the economic opportunities, but the environmental opportunities this project will generate.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“We’re working on diversifying Edgefield County’s economy and we see great opportunities in renewable energy solutions. We want to thank SolAmerica for their decision to locate here. They have deployed numerous projects like this elsewhere in the Southeast, and we appreciate them choosing Edgefield County for their next sustainable energy project.” –Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell

“Our region is becoming known as the solar capital of South Carolina. SolAmerica has an enviable portfolio of successful renewable energy projects, and we thank them for choosing Edgefield County for their next location.” –Economic Development Partnership Chairman Gary Stooksbury

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • SolAmerica Energy is establishing a new solar farm in Edgefield County.
  • Approximately $13 million of total capital investment.
  • SolAmerica is a solar energy developer that specializes in end-to-end service of solar projects. 
  • The new solar project will be located on approximately 100 acres on Davis Road in Ridge Spring, S.C.
  • For more information on the company, visit its website at www.solamericaenergy.com.

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