The 21,000 panel solar farm will go on a portion of a former Continental Steel plant.
About 20 people who live near the proposed project pleaded with board members to consider the effect on their lives if the panels were erected.
The latest of 10 solar farms that Hoosier Energy is developing is planned for 10 acres along Indiana 135 near the Johnson County town of Trafalgar.
A new solar farm about 20 miles south of Bloomington will help provide power to three southern Indiana counties.
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More than 76,000 solar panels went online last Friday, albeit six months behind schedule.
The Indianapolis International Airport will soon be home to the largest airport-based solar farm in the world, with the addition of panels that track the sun.
The solar farm at the Indianapolis airport is halfway complete and will be comprised of 88,000 panels once it is finished.
Construction has begun on a 75-acre solar farm at the Indianapolis International Airport after two years of planning.