Kansas City Plans Solar Farm Build


Kansas City is considering putting a massive 2,000-acre solar farm on city land at Kansas City International Airport, creating one of the largest solar power installations in the nation. The project would generate up to 300 megawatts of power, enough to serve city power needs, plus the needs of its residents.

This effort would provide a strong boost to city efforts to host the World Cup soccer games in 2026, as FIFA strongly weighs a community’s sustainability efforts in its site evaluations process. Additionally, the effort would make the city an even more compelling site for new businesses.

City officials insist that it’s not a matter of “if” but “how.” The goal is get the project moving next year. Read more.

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