Amite Solar Project area of interest.

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AMITE SOLAR PROJECT

100 Megawatts of Clean Energy in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana


For decades, NextEra Energy Resources' subsidiaries have been helping fuel America’s economic growth and quality of life and moving our nation toward energy independence. To date, we operate solar projects in 27 states, and Tangipahoa will be one of the first solar projects in Louisiana.

 

Features of the Amite Solar project:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays capable of generating up to 100 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • The project encompasses approximately 1,278 acres.
  • Subject to local and state approvals, the project is scheduled to begin operations in early 2024.

 

 

 
COMMUNITY BENEFITS

Bringing Economic Opportunities

 

Solar projects generate home-grown, renewable energy, while preserving clean air and water. They can also generate significant economic benefits for the communities that host them.

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Employment Opportunities

The Amite Solar project will create local employment opportunities, including up to 200 jobs to construct the project.

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Parish Tax Revenue

The Project provides approximately $7.7 million* in additional revenue for Tangipahoa Parish, money that can enhance local roads, schools and services.

*Estimated over first 30 years of the project. All figures are estimated and subject to change.