COVENTRY — A solar power project is under construction at Vermont’s only operating landfill, in the town of Coventry.
The solar farm is expected to produce enough electricity to power 261 homes for a year.
The 9,018-panel ground-mount solar array is being built in the site’s buffer zone.
Landfill owner Casella Waste Systems sold the solar project last fall to Borrego Solar Systems Inc.
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