October 29, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 29, 2019) - Pine Gate Renewables is proud to enter into Clarendon County, South Carolina with the commencement of Bonefish Solar, LLC. Bonefish Solar will produce 2.8 megawatts of clean energy, equating to powering roughly 500 homes, removing 79 vehicles from the road, and 131 tons of waste recycled instead of landfilled annually.
“We’ve worked hard to diversify South Carolina’s growing economy, and that includes supporting the renewable and sustainable energy industry,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. “Pine Gate Renewables is blazing a trail in the state, and I look forward to watching them succeed here for many years to come.”
“Clarendon County is proud to welcome Bonefish Solar to our growing green industry sector. We look forward to a mutual beneficial partnership for years to come.” Dwight Stewart, Chairman Clarendon County Council
“Congratulations to Pine Gate Renewables and our friends in Clarendon County on this new solar farm location. Alternative energy continues to thrive with the abundance of opportunities in the Central SC region. We are excited about the growth of sustainable energy that Pine Gate Renewables will create for our communities and wish them much success in the future.” –Central S.C. Alliance Chairman Mike Brenan
“We take great pride in our diverse industrial recruitment program. Bonefish has been a pleasure to work with during this process and we look forward to seeing them grow.” John Tindal, Chairman Clarendon County Development Board.
Bonefish Solar’s anticipated operation is December 2019, adding to Pine Gate’s established portfolio in South Carolina. Cumulatively, the company’s South Carolina projects have raised over $400 million in capital and generated nearly $1 million in personal property taxes for local communities to date.
About Central South Carolina Alliance
The Central SC Alliance (CSCA) is a full-service professional economic development organization, founded in 1994 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, public/private partnership, engaged in the recruitment of capital investment and jobs to the Central Region of South Carolina. Since inception, CSCA and its partners and allies, have attracted over $13.8 billion in capital investment and nearly 71,000 new jobs to the Central Region of South Carolina.
CSCA represents the City of Columbia and eight counties: Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg and Richland. To learn more about the Central SC Alliance please visit our website at www.centralsc.org, and be sure to follow us on Twitter @Central_SC and like us on Facebook.