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Solar farm in Goshen County’s future?

Modified: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017

TORRINGTON – Connie and Doug Howe thought is was just another piece of junk mail promising riches at the end of an unknown phone number. At first they ignored the flyer, which was from a company called Innovative Solar Systems, but it sat on the table taunting them. The flyer said ISS was looking for land lease opportunities on which to build a solar farm. The Howe’s had some land that seemed to be what ISS was looking for and finally they called the number. After all they didn’t have to commit to anything.

“They sent out flyers to people who lived along the power lines,” said Connie. “We called them last May, with a map of our property and they talked to us and were very interested.”

Interested enough that the Howe’s got a two year lease from ISS, sight unseen, on their 320 acre tract of land that seemed to meet all the requirements.

For the complete article see the 02-17-2017 issue.

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