Maine’s Largest Solar Array May Be Built In Corea
Just imagine, 9,500 solar panels covering almost 13 acres in Corea!
Kim Kenway, a Portland attorney and energy developer with a company named Gouldsboro Solar LLC, has plans to construct a massive solar array at the former Navy radar site on the west side of the Gouldsboro peninsula. It would take about $9 million to pull off.
If it is constructed, it would produce 2.8 megawatts of electrical power and be the states largest solar power array. 2.8 megawatts would generate enough power for 58,000 average homes.
Gouldsboro Solar LLC has signed a "letter of intent" that would sell some or all of the power to the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor.
The project will not move forward though unless Maine lawmakers pass a proposed law that would in part create financial incentives for solar power.