“In theory they could pursue the project anyway,” said Kirsten Wyatt, assistant to West Linn’s city manager. “But that’s not the way they want to proceed. They see this project as a way to teach people about solar energy. I don’t think they would pursue it without that public support.”
The project, which would cost $20 million, could potentially create 140 to 150 jobs, some of which would be to manufacture the solar panels, which are made in Hillsboro.
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