Environmental Benefits

  • Repurposes a depleted former coal strip mine, putting a site with limited alternative uses back to productive use while adding to Garrett County’s energy diversity
  • Expands renewable resources, sustains local environmental quality and helps combat global climate change
  • Will deliver enough electricity to the grid to support about 30,000 average Maryland households—the entirety of
    Garrett County—and portions of surrounding counties
  • Reduction in CO2 emissions per year, the equivalent of taking 50,000 average cars off the road 

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