Solar Farm taking shape along east 16th Street

“I think the return on our investment is expected to be anywhere from 10-15 years,” McGowen said. “I am expecting it to be quicker than that, but that’s a ballpark figure. I am hoping that it will actually be between five and 10 years, but we will see.”

Although this is a large step toward a greener community, McGowen said that previous measures have been taken to be more eco-friendly and cost-effective.