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First Phase of Solar Energy Project Completed in Pecos County

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NewsWest 9

PECOS COUNTY - There's one West Texas county that's focusing on renewable energy.

First Solar announced on Thursday that phase one of the Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County is complete.

The project will eventually operate a power plant.

According to the United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Texas has the greatest technical potential for solar development in the U.S.

Pecos County Judge Joe Shuster says he is excited to see the energy profile of West Texas diversify.

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