Southern Current Launching New Solar Project in Bamberg County
Bamberg, SC– Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is launching a new solar farm in Bamberg County. The company is investing $8.4 million in the project.
According to Paul Fleury, Chief Development Office for Southern Current, “When communities invite renewable energy providers to partner with them, it’s a win-win for everyone. This $8.4 million investment in Bamberg County will bring so much more than 6MW of power; it will power growth and sustainability for years to come.”
Regional and local leaders also expressed the importance of the company’s solar project in the area.
“Bamberg County and SouthernCarolina Alliance welcome the investment by Southern Current, and we work together as a team to create a pro-business environment for companies to invest in our area,” said Bamberg County Council Chairman Clint Carter. “We support cutting edge technology and alternative energy projects like solar, as well as the traditional manufacturing and agribusiness projects, which are the backbone of our community.”
SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Marty Sauls added, “We welcome solar energy projects that will benefit our residential and industrial communities, and we look forward to working with Southern Current in the years to come.”
The solar project will be developed just off Heritage Highway near Denmark, South Carolina.
Southern Current is an owner and developer of utility-scale solar energy facilities across the southeastern United States. With an in-house team of development professionals, the company manages projects from site selection and origination through construction and operation.
For more information on SouthernCarolina Alliance and Bamberg County, visit the website: www.SouthernCarolina.org.