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Company Gets $29 Million Bond to Build Solar Plant in Virginia

October 29, 2009

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - The federal government has awarded a $29
million bond to American Municipal Power to help pay for
construction of a solar-powered energy plant in the Danville area.

The U.S. Treasury Department says the project is one of 805
across the nation to receive a zero-interest Clean Renewable Energy

American Municipal Power spokesman Kent Carson says a site for
the 6-megawatt plant hasn't been finalized.

Carson says American Municipal Power is working with Danville
Utilities on the project.

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