ASHEVILLE, NC – Pine Gate Renewables is proud to enter into Clarendon County, South Carolina with the commencement of Bonefish Solar, LLC. Bonefish Solar will produce 2.8 megawatts of clean energy, equating to powering roughly 500 homes, removing 79 vehicles from the road, and 131 tons of waste recycled instead of landfilled annually.
“We’ve worked hard to diversify South Carolina’s growing economy, and that includes supporting the renewable and sustainable energy industry,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. “Pine Gate Renewables is blazing a trail in the state, and I look forward to watching them succeed here for many years to come.”
“Clarendon County is proud to welcome Bonefish Solar to our growing green industry sector. We look forward to a mutual beneficial partnership for years to come,” said Dwight Stewart, Chairman Clarendon County Council
“Congratulations to Pine Gate Renewables and our friends in Clarendon County on this new solar farm location,” said Central S.C. Alliance Chairman Mike Brenan. “Alternative energy continues to thrive with the abundance of opportunities in the Central SC region. We are excited about the growth of sustainable energy that Pine Gate Renewables will create for our communities and wish them much success in the future.”
Clarendon County Development Board Chairman John Tindal said, “We take great pride in our diverse industrial recruitment program. Pine Gate Renewables has been a pleasure to work with during this process and we look forward to seeing them grow.”
Bonefish Solar’s anticipated operation is December 2019, adding to Pine Gate’s established portfolio in South Carolina. Cumulatively, the company’s projects have raised over $400 million in capital in the state and generated nearly $1 million in personal property taxes for local communities to date.