Construction is poised to move forward on the Cassville Solar Project after state regulators gave final approval to Alliant Energy’s second phase of solar development plans. The 50-megawatt solar project in the Grant County town of Cassville will generate enough electricity to power nearly 13,000 Wisconsin homes. Alliant Energy expects construction to create more than 100 jobs.
The Cassville Solar Project is among 12 utility-scale solar sites Alliant Energy is developing as part of its Clean Energy Blueprint that will add nearly 1,100 megawatts of solar energy generation to Wisconsin’s energy grid. Alliant says they expect the overall plan to help customers avoid more than $1.6 billion in long-term costs. In addition to powering homes and businesses, the Cassville solar project will generate an estimated $200,000 in annual shared revenues for the community and county over the next 30 years.
The company expects to begin construction on the Cassville project this summer and finish in late 2023.
*Photo depicts simulation of completed project