New 18-acre solar farm in the pipeline in Portsmouth

Kearsage Energy seeks permits for solar development across from Melville School

By Kristen Ray
Posted 8/9/18

The Portsmouth Zoning Board of Review will hear a new application for an 18-acre solar farm off West Main Road. The mostly wooded property is on the east side of the road, across from Melville …

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