Amazon Announces Lee County Energy Project

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DIXON – Retail and tech giant Amazon has announced plans to build a solar farm in Lee County. Specifics were not announced in the press release put out on Tuesday, but the project is part of the company’s climate pledge.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said that “Illinois is proud to have Amazon invest in a major solar project in our state.”

No details were released as to the location in the county the farm was going to be placed nor an expected date when construction would be completed.