Auburn City Council to consider solar array on city landfill

AUBURN — The Auburn City Council is set to consider a land lease agreement next month that would allow the development of a solar array on top of one of the city’s old landfills.

At Thursday’s council meeting, Director of Capital Improvement Program and Grants Christina Selvek presented the council with a draft of the lease agreement with Abundant Solar LLC.

The 15-year agreement would allow for Abundant to develop a 7-megawatt solar array on 36 acres of city land at the old landfill No. 1 off North Division Street.

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