Duane Arnold Solar rezoning proposals approved

Two utility-scale solar energy projects expected to be complete by end of 2024

Duane Arnold Solar approved
Mount Vernon Mayor Tom Wieseler speaks on the Duane Arnold Solar projects Sept. 6, 2022 at the Palo Community Center. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

UPDATE: Capping a long and often contentious evaluation process, the Linn County Board of Supervisors voted 2-1 on Sept. 6 to approve rezoning requests for a pair of industrial-scale solar projects near the former Duane Arnold Energy Center in Palo, paving the way for a new era of renewable energy “solar farm” generation for the […]

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