Solar production plants planned for Fulton, Shelby Counties

Press Release from Prairie Power, Inc.


Illinois electric cooperative announces utility scale solar project. Prairie Power, Inc., an electric generation and transmission cooperative headquartered in Springfield, Ill., has announced plans to build, own and operate SOLARtwo 500 kW solar electric production facilities.

When completed the two solar farms will produce enough electricity to supply 1,500 families every day.

“Our consumers own us,” said Prairie Power’s President and CEO Jay Bartlett. “These consumer members are best served by us having a diverse electricity resource supply portfolio. Our consumer members have expressed an interest in renewable resources such as wind and … Read more >>


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