Commissioners join solar energy park group
June 21, 2023
Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker agreed Tuesday morning, June 13, to sit on a “special advisory committee” regarding the possible development of a solar energy park on more than 1,500 acres of ground about eight miles south of Brownsville.
The Muddy Creek Energy Park project is being proposed by Hanwha Q Cells USA, a subsidiary of the Seoul, South Korea-based Hanwha Q Cells. The company was founded in 1999 in Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany, where its engineering division remains. Information about the park was initially filed with the state of Delaw...