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Commissioners approve permits that could lead to million dollar development


A developer with Sandhills Energy LLC., came before the Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday to request permits granting solar utility transmission.

Chuck Hassebrook, Vice President for Project Development with Sandhills Energy came before the board to request permits for a project he projected could bring in $150,000, over 30 years, in tax revenue for Cheyenne County, while creating a few permanent jobs.

The project is a 40 mega watt solar panel, located two miles north Sidney. Hassebrook said the project would take 50 million dollars to build.

According to Hassebrook the project has been...

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