Solar Farm near Eagle Lake approved by County Board with added conditions for development

By |2018-07-11T13:43:32-05:00July 11th, 2018|

A large solar farm development approximately two miles north of Eagle Lake has been given the green light, but not without some pushback and added conditions for the project from the Blue Earth County Board. The issue was tabled in June after nearby property owners expressed concern with the development at the corner of 604th Avenue and 223rd Street. A revised plan was submitted this week to address the setback of the solar farm and measures to block the view of the solar panels. The development falls within Commissioner Kip Bruender’s district and says landowners saw positive progress towards some compromise [...]