County-backed solar farm to power Chevron operations near Carlsbad

Chevron workers are pictured at the company's solar farm Oct. 19, 2022 near Carlsbad.


A southeast New Mexico county approved construction this week of a solar farm project that will supply electrical power to Chevron USA and its Permian Basin operations south of Carlsbad.

The Eddy County Board of County Commissioners voted to issue $40 million in industrial revenue bonds to finance the solar farm reported the Carlsbad Current-Argus.

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