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Bill paving way for new solar-powered manufacturer approved in special session

By Steven Allen Adams, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Senate and House of Delegates quickly wrapped up a new special session Monday, including passing a bill that could result in a major solar-powered aerospace manufacturing facility in Jackson County.

A Jackson County development official said it could be a multimillion-dollar, if not more than $1 billion, project.

“It’s an exciting project, not only for Jackson County but for the entire region,” said Mark Whitley, executive director of the Jackson County Development Authority.

The Senate and House gaveled in Monday afternoon after Gov. Jim Justice issued a proclamation Saturday night calling the Legislature into its fourth special session since the beginning of the year…

To read more: https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2022/09/bill-paving-way-for-new-solar-powered-manufacturer-approved-in-special-session/

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