Dec 07, 2017

Wastewater Plant in Pinckneyville, Ill. to Hold Solar Panel Installation Ceremony

New solar array will be unveiled Dec. 8

New wastewater plant solar panels will cut energy costs over time

The wastewater treatment facility located in Pinckneyville, Ill. will hold an opening unveiling ceremony for its new solar array installation on Dec. 8.

Those in attendance will witness a celebratory installation of the final panel in the array on Friday.

The new array boasts 424 kW in solar energy and marks an eco-friendly step in energy consumption for the wastewater plant.

City Clerk Larry West says that “by using solar power at our wastewater treatment facility, we are using a sustainable energy source that will help us save taxpayers’ dollars by reducing our energy costs over the long term.”

Adding to the ceremony, those in attendance will also witness a presentation and be taken on a brief tour of the facility.