“After a protracted legal battle over a proposed solar development in western Coventry, the town and the project developer announced on Tuesday that they have agreed drop all lawsuits and will let the project move forward.
Under the settlement agreement, Green Development LLC will pay Coventry $802,000 in exchange for the town giving the green light on a 3.75-megawatt solar array in western Coventry.
The two sides have been at odds since 2017, when the town Planning Commission denied the developer’s request for a special use permit for the project, ecoRI News reported. The commission at the time said the project, planned for a low-density residential zone, was not consistent with town zoning ordinances and its comprehensive plan, a decision upheld by its Zoning Board of Review.”
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Lavin, Nancy. Providence Business News 15 September 2020.