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One of the largest solar farms on the East Coast is set to be located in Somerset County.

The Somerset County has approved the plans by a Canadian firm to building a farms that will produce 150 megawatts of power just south of Princess Anne.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the first phase of the project will set to begin in May of this year and will generate 75 megawatts of power.

Meanwhile, in Northampton County officials halted the plans for a large solar farm.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Dominion Virginia Power is seeking bids for up to 20 megawatts of new solar capacity.

The company is soliciting proposals for solar arrays between 1 and 20 megawatts. They would be on line next year or in 2017.

Dominion says the proposals can be either power purchase agreements or the purchase of development projects.

The company said it will announce the results of the solar solicitation in its fourth quarter.