Opening of State-Of-The-Art Interstate 40 Solar Farm Information and Welcome Center

December 4, 2018

The I-40 Haywood County Solar Farm Information and Welcome Center is now open. The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee Department of Transportation will hold a ribbon-cutting and tours to celebrate the state-of-the-art building and exhibit showing how solar energy is harvested and how Tennessee is taking the lead in renewable energy development and creating jobs.


Regional Director Jason Baker – TN Dept. of Transportation Region 4
Commissioner Kevin Triplett – TN Dept. of Tourist Development
County Mayor David Livingston – Haywood County
Business Manager Diane McNeil – University of Tennessee, Office of the Vice President for Research



Ribbon-cutting in celebration of the I-40 Haywood County Solar Farm Informational & Welcome Center



11 a.m. CST, Wed. Dec. 5



West Tennessee Solar Farm
Mile Marker 44 West Bound
I-40 West Haywood County
Stanton, Tennessee 38069



If traveling east on I-40, take exit 47 and re-enter interstate heading westbound.


For more information, contact Jill Kilgore, public relations media manager for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, at 615-741-9069 or by email at


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Tennessee is the home of the blues, bluegrass, country, gospel, soul, rockabilly and rock ‘n’ roll-delivering an unparalleled experience of beauty, history and family adventure, infused with music that creates a vacation that is “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.” Tennessee’s tourism industry generates $20.7 billion in economic impact, more than $1.8 billion in state and local tax revenue and more than 184,300 tourism-related jobs.


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