Elk Creek and Elk Creek II solar farm are located north of Magnolia in Vienna and Magnolia townships. Geronimo Energy of Edina, Minnesota, recently received support from Rock County Commissioners prior to the renewable energy company files for state permit to complete the projects.

Solar farm hearing set for Jan. 13

State officials are considering a site permit for Elk Creek Solar Project in Rock County, and a public meeting Monday will offer information and consider the environmental scope of the project.

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Minnesota Department of Commerce will conduct the meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne.


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