Solar Project

The solar project in the Town of Saratoga has been approved by the Public Service Commission (PSC). The project is being purchased from the developer, Savion, by Alliant Energy. Alliant will construct and operate the project. Alliant will be taking on the obligations of the developer under the development agreement with the Town. (The developer agreement can be found under the ‘Project Documents’ link below). The Town will attempt to post new information about the project as it is received.

On April 6, the Town was informed that the site has officially been purchased, which is a big step in this process. Currently, Alliant is preparing a number of informational pieces required under the developer agreement. As those are received, they will be posted under the Project Documents link below.

The next step for the project is for trees to be cleared from the site. This is expected to begin the week of April 12. Prior to that there will be surveyors on site and contractors dropping off logging equipment. Please see the Project Maps link below for information on the area in which trees will be harvested.

There is also a Facebook page and project website managed by the developer that may provide additional information. Links to each of these are below.

Local subcontractors and vendors interested in submitting information about their services are encouraged to send their contact details and experience to  If you have shared your information with Drew Gibbons, Mark Mauersberger, or Kim Griffin of the Wood County Solar Project development team previously, we have been told that it has been shared directly with the construction teams. For more information on the hiring plan for Wood County Solar Project, please see the project webpage below. 


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