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North America's Largest Landfill-Turned-Solar Farm Now Producing Power in Morris County

Updated: Jun 20

February 17, 2023 |

Fifty acres of solar panels are now generating electric power on the grounds of a former Mount Olive landfill once identified by the federal government as a toxic Superfund site.

JCP&L this week announced that it has completed a grid connection to the "largest landfill solar project in North America." The array south of Route 80 was built by owner CEP Renewables LLC of Red Bank through a public-private partnership with the township.

NJ SEED: A real success story of turning a severely contaminated Superfund site into a productive use of cleaned-up land.

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