The Boise Solar Project is under construction on Cloverdale Road on 550 acres and will product 40 megawatts of solar power, which would be taxed at 3.5 percent under a House bill.
The Boise Solar Project is under construction on Cloverdale Road on 550 acres and will product 40 megawatts of solar power, which would be taxed at 3.5 percent under a House bill. Provided by developer
The Boise Solar Project is under construction on Cloverdale Road on 550 acres and will product 40 megawatts of solar power, which would be taxed at 3.5 percent under a House bill. Provided by developer
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