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Delaware Electric Cooperative is expanding Bruce Henry Solar Farm near Georgetown.

It has signed an agreement with Constellation that provides doubling the size of the 23 acre facility.

WBOC reports that Exelon which is owned by Constellation is building a 17-acre addition to the solar farm.

The Co-op is committed to buy the clean energy from the facility for the next 25 years.

The expansion is expected to add power for an additional 400 homes allowing the facility to produce electricity for nearly 1-thousand homes.

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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.