Southern Current launching new solar project in Chesterfield County

Company investing $100 million in solar farm development

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with a new facility in Chesterfield County. The company is investing $100 million in this latest project.

Southern Current is an owner and developer of utility-scale solar energy facilities across the southeastern United States. With an in-house team of development professionals, the company manages projects from site selection and origination through construction and operation.

For more information on Southern Current, visit www.southerncurrentllc.com.

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“Southern Current is excited to be working with Chesterfield County. The economic development team has been a strong supporter of the growth of clean energy, and we’re excited to become part of the community. These types of partnerships are continuing to show the country what makes our state so great!” –Southern Current Chief Development Officer Paul Fleury

“Our approach to creating a business-friendly environment for all types of companies continues to pay off, and Southern Current’s new investment in Chesterfield County is a testament to that. I look forward to seeing the impact that the renewable energy industry will continue to have in the region and across the state.” –Gov. Henry McMaster

“The renewable energy market is increasingly a major driver of South Carolina’s economy, and today’s announcement in Chesterfield County is proof of that. I congratulate Southern Current on this latest $100 million project and wish them continued success.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“Chesterfield County is excited to welcome Southern Current’s solar farm facility. This $100 million project represents a significant investment from a leading company in the solar energy market. Our county is and will continue to be an attractive place for new businesses to locate and existing businesses to prosper and grow.” –Chesterfield County Council Chairman Al Johnson

“On behalf of the North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) executive committee, I would like to congratulate Southern Current and Chesterfield County. This is Southern Current’s second announcement in as many days, and their significant investment shows that our region is a great place to invest and grow.” –NESA Executive Committee Chairman Sen. Luke Rankin, Esq.

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Southern Current is launching new solar operations in Chesterfield County.
  • $100 million of capital investment.
  • Southern Current is a leading owner and developer of residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects across the southeastern United States.
  • The company manages projects from site selection and origination through construction and operation.
  • For more information on Southern Current, visit www.southerncurrentllc.com.