Garbage is transported by a large compactor at two tons at a time, from the refuse pit to a boiler where it is burned for energy at the Shady Hills plant. Pasco county's trash-to-energy plant will operate at least until the end of 2024. This action will effectively end the debate about whether to pursue the controversial landfill in Dade City or elsewhere in the county.
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DADE CITY – An alternative energy company is proposing to build and operate a 90-acre, 15-megawatt solar panel farm in rural Pasco County. The land with a Ramsey Road address, and abutting Blanton Road, previously had been owned by a subsidiary of Wells Fargo
ESA Renewables, headquartered in Castellon, Spain, is targeting property — purchased in 2016 by Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, and his wife, Kathy — for a solar photovoltaic production facility.
ESA Renewables, LLC (ESA) is an alternative energy provider, focused on delivering turnkey commercial and industrial photovoltaic projects to customers worldwide.http://floridadiary.com/energy-company-plans-solar-farm-in-northeast-pasco/