Solar Power Fuels Johnson County's Future

Just like the flowers of the field . . . The sun will fuel increasing demands for energy in the suburbs and we can all learn how to do without on a cloudy day.

Check this bit of totally realistic advocacy from a local progressive blog that also serves as a legitimate and unbiased news source . . .

"If Johnson County and other local governments add unnecessary red tape for building solar farms, existing utilities will continue to burn dirty coal and fracked natural gas. Just last year, Evergy, the largest electric utility serving customers in the Kansas City region, announced it would retire its Lawrence coal plant by 2023 while adding 700 megawatts of solar power by the end of 2024."

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Johnson County solar farm siting standards will have regional consequences for environment, equity - Kansas Reflector

Opinion by Elaine Giessel: Johnson County has long touted its quality of life. That's why it's disheartening to see Johnson County considering standards that would make it one of the most difficult places in the country to build a large-scale solar farm.