Solar facility set to begin construction in Dawson Co.

Solar facility set to begin construction in Dawson Co.

DAWSON COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Renewable Energy Systems is set to begin construction on a nearly 900 acre solar facility by the end of July.

The Lamesa Solar Facility will have 410,000 solar panels and will almost completely surround the small community of Los Ybanez.

The facility is expected to provide power to about 26,000 homes.

Officials hope it will be up and running by this time next year.

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