Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf sees a bright future for solar power in the state and recently announced a new clean energy initiative that will build seven new solar arrays, which is enough to supply about half of state government electricity needs. The project, touted by the governor’s office as the largest solar commitment by any state government in the US, is projected to produce a total of 191 megawatts of electricity for government buildings and is scheduled to go into operation on Jan. 1, 2023. The project will create 400-plus jobs and will reduce greenhouse gases by 7,800 metric tons/year, the equivalent of taking 34,000 cars off the road.

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