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Ripley community turning to solar energy for cleaner power options

RIPLEY — Taylor Mills felt so strongly about solar energy he started his own firm last year. Mills of Ripley originally started looking at solar energy as a safe way to provide energy for himself and his family.

“The biggest part probably is the financial aspect and the environmental aspect,” he said on why he dove into solar energy. “I don’t want to say that I’m a health nut, but it concerns me. I’ve had multiple family members actually pass from cancer and many times the doctors say it’s not exactly the way they live their lives but it’s more or less where they lived.”

Because Mills and his family live in the Mid-Ohio Valley, which can sometimes get the name of “chemical valley” due to chemical plants and power plants, environmental health is on his mind. His two motivations for getting into solar were the financial aspects and the environmental aspects, including overall health.

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2021-03-31 13:24:36

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