Economic Development Office in Monahans Working on New Solar Project

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MONAHANS - Folks in Monahans just found a brand new way to power the city.

City leaders are working on a plan to harness the sun and cut down on the utility bills.

The Economic Development Office says it's developing a new solar project.

The city provided the land and plans to use the system to power local electricity and water.

And in addition to the solar panels, more wind turbines are coming.

The Development Director tells NewsWest 9, these initiatives will bring in plenty of permanent and temporary construction jobs.